Talk:Kerno

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Great! Now you'll just have to transfer it to the Swadesh lists article - for those who enjoy comparing languages (don't we all?)... Kyrmse 18:50, 13 Jul 2005 (PDT)

Will do. Frankly, the exercise was of interest mostly in seeing how many of the words I already had in the Lexicon. I was quite surprised that I hadn't yet recorded basic words like "acoua". On the other hand, some new discoveries, like Reoa and geoelems are real gems. I don't really buy that one can meaningfully place a date for relationship / split between two languages using such lists.
Elemtilas
Strictly speaking, shouldn't Kerno just be a dialect of Brithenig *there*? *Here*, Cornish was more or less a Welsh dialect, similar to Old South Welsh. Or is there another reason for it to be classed as a separate language *there*?--Sikulu 01:32, 24 November 2006 (PST)
I don't know. The fact is, they aren't. They're certainly related, daughters of the same proto language, but why should K be a dialect of B? Elemtilas 14:32, 24 November 2006 (PST)
Actually, you have a point. After reading the article Britanno-Romance, Kerno and Brithenig evolved from two diferent branches of Britanno-Romance. Sorry for the trouble. (I should have read that earlier.) --Sikulu 05:19, 27 November 2006 (PST)
Mind you, it has not stopped a certain sort of person from looking at Kerno and at least thinking to himself "broken Brithenig"! Elemtilas 19:20, 21 August 2007 (PDT)
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