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Re: Who we are, part VIII
On Sat, 25 Apr 1998, Sally Caves wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Apr 1998, Andrew Smith wrote:
> > Brithenig is essentially bad Italian spoken by Welsh who swallow the final
> > syllables.
> > I'm quite pleased with that.
> That is rather pungeant, isn't it.
Only when it's garum, anchovy and onion pizzas.
> How do you pronounce Brythenig? I'm guessing "Brittany." !!!G
Hm. That's a good question. My guess would have been ['brIthenIg], but
if they're famous for chopping off bits, then ['britheni] might do.
When the Kernow aren't otherwise pronouncing it [seja 'mista 'rista], they
pronounce it properly as ['brIthenex]. ;^)
> I think I badly mispronounce it on the tape. Apologies ahead of time to
> Sally Caves
> Berrenua mehuen; celil rilik tohdid nwetis paliky!
> "Spring is here; much hair in the cat comb!"