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A Handbook Of The Cornish Language

Auhtor: Henry Jenner

Language: english
Published: 1904

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... comparisons which would otherwise have given a good deal of trouble. Even the somewhat unconventional lexicographical arrangement of the book has had ...
... an Englishman and a German would be, if as much so. The three sets of Gaels, however, can understand one another with considerable difficulty, and Irish ...
... English.&euro There is a letter of Lhuyd&euro&trades to Henry Rowlands, author of Mono Antiqua Restaurata (1723), printed at the end of that work, ...
... that he was already dead, and he laid the three seeds in his mouth, and buried him therewith on Mount Moriah and in process of time the three seeds grew ...
... by Gwavas to form part of his own epitaph. Four lines. 10. &euro&oeligAnother&euro [of the same sort], three lines, also by Gwavas. 11. &euro&oeligA ...
... Letter of William Bodenor to the Honble. Daines Barrington, 3rd July 1776. Printed in Archaeologia (vol. v., 1779), in &euro&oeligUncle ...
... N^y, we, wh^y, you, j^y, they, and h^y, she, are written nei, huei, dzhei, hei, by Lhuyd, and Jenkins of Alverton, using the earlier form of ...
... in the MSS. there are other exceptional changes. The mutations are very irregularly written even in the best MSS. Sometimes a word is written in its ...
... and the English ance or ence. It is generally added to the root of the verb. 4. Nouns signifying agents or doers are derived from other nouns, adjectives, ...
... vas for the termination, but the practice of the older MSS., the analogy of Welsh and Breton, and the very definite sound of the last syllable of pempes ...
... this in this place.&euro Cf. &euro&oeligthis here&euro and &euro&oeligthat there&euro of vulgar English. SS 6. The Interrogative Pronouns. Pyu ...
... &euro&rdquom eth or es. &euro&rdquoough. 3. root alone. &euro&rdquoons or ans. II. Imperfect or Secondary Present. Singular. Plural. 1. ...
... otherwise than as an auxiliary, the future is m^i a vedn gw^il, I will do, etc. It means, as a principal verb, to do or to make, and tenses may be ...
... are of two kinds, simple and compound. Simple prepositions govern various states of the initial. Compound prepositions, when, as is generally ...
... more. leh, less. kens vel, rather than. MISCELLANEOUS ADVERBS. cowal, cowl, quite. namna, almost. ken, else. martesan, perhaps. betegens, ...
... MSS., but the rest is easily formed by analogy. IV. THE SUBJUNCTIVE (OR OPTATIVE). Singular. CORNISH. BRETON. 1. [m^i] am bo. r&euro&trade ...
... aga, their, are followed by words in the third state. b. Ma, may, that, are sometimes followed by verbs in the third state, and sometimes by a variant, ...
... pysy, How we desire all to pray, Lettrys na lek. war Thu mercy. Learned and lay, to God for mercy. The same two rhymes run through a stanza of eight ...
... the man, which is still less distinguishing. This is only a slight sketch of a considerable range of investigation, but the subject would require a ...
... itself. Thus, idn d^en, one man Žnen hag Ol, One and All. W&rsquonnen is an alternative form of the latter. {96} It has been held that this ...