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Re: "Brithenig"; stress again
Rhaifun Bryn yscrifef:
> The stress [brI'TenIg] would follow modern Welsh practice (I don't think
> English can used as a guide).
No, no, vice versa. The English say "Britannic" as they say "Cambriese",
using Latinized versions of the native words.
> But at 11:49 27/4/98, John Cowan wrote:
> >Andrew Fferreir yscrifef:
> >> I usually pronounce it ['brIthenIg], not sure if that's the correct stress
> >> though.
> >Well, now that you've changed the Web page, there is no question
> >what the stress is:
> Now I'm really confused :=(
The point is that although Andrew's own practice isn't consistent,
he has now declared penultimate stress to be the One True Way, using
the Web page.
> Raifun ( [r@I'vun] or ['raIvUn] )
Rhaifun, I think ['hrai vUn]
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (FW 16.5)