Sunday, 29 March 2015

Nebbaz Gerriau dro tho Carnoack

Here is the original text by Nicholas Boson c. 1680

Nebbaz Gerriau Dro Tho Carnoack

Gun tavas Carnoack eu mar pu gwadn hez, uz na ellen skant quatiez tho e wellaz crefhe arta, rag car dreeg an sausen e thanen en pow idden ma an kensa, an delna ema stella teggo warno tha hep garra th tha telhar veeth buz dro tho an Aulz ha an more, el eu a va clappiez lebben oggastigh eu durt pedn an wollaz tho an karrack looez, ha tuah Pereeah ha Redruth, ha arta durt an Lizard tuah Helles ha Falmouth: ha an powna, an idna deu Codna teer ez en fester/flester (for hester or lester OP) a dro tha iggans moldeer, ha buz quarter, en po hanter an lester na; en telhar idden ma ha gul ma mouy Sousenack clappiez dre eza Curnooack, rag radden el bose keevez na el skant clappia, na guthvaz Curnooack, buz skant Denveeth buz ore guthvaz ha clappia Sousenack; rag hedna he volden (hevol dem) kallick [forsan kallisk] (for kallish OP) eue tho gweel dotha gurtaz ha dose a dro arta, rag ugge an Teez goth tho merwal akar, ny a wele an Teez younk tho e clappia le ha le, ha lacka ha lacka, ha an delna eue a vedden beha (for leha, Nance) durt Termen tho Termen. Rag an Tavaz Sousenack clappies mar da vel en telhar weth en wollaz tavaz/evez (?amez, OP) an metherwin an *****na na gu an Pobel Coth tho bose skoothez war noniel, kar dre vedno why gwellaz urt hemma dro tho an Empack Angwin an brauza/brossa ha an cotha Fratier mesk ul an clappiers Carnoack, a dewethaz rag guffiniez tho dismiggia, Gevern Anko, eue a reeg peverre war Gever, ha meskeeges dro tho Anko, eue levarraz droua Gever ul, eue a wya dro, Gevern buz nekovaz dro an geer ko dewethaz durt perhen (perh en) Ko. Tra an pa***Me a glowaz dro tha an Karack Mean Omber; rag hedna mar peth travith gwrez tho gwetha Curnooack, eue a dale bose gen kine (for rine?OP) eu ginnez ubba, ha Deskez da, kevez buz mennau (na mennau, Nance) ; rag na genz buz nebbas

buz deu po try a orama anetha, mesk an gy wonen eu gwenhez ha Deskez, drez ul an rerol a ue derarta (for deracta OP) enge polta, po vedn dose ugge va drez lirkland (for licklaud, Nance, OP) an delna eu penaveth ab peth gwrez, lebben it an scant vedna bose gwrez uggehemma, vos deshava (?dothava OP) marveer Guthvaz an l...az (leeaz OP) Tavaz pokarra tha Greckian, Hebran;...Me glowaz lever*******Markressa, an Dean deskez teer (for feer OP) na gwellaz hemma ** a venya (eue a venga OP) kavaz fraga e ouna en screffa composter, &c. Whath Hemma el mose rag bonogath leig; rag na rigga ve beska gwellaz screef Bretten Coth veeth; an letherau war an Mean beath ez en Eglez Burian na oren pendra tho weel anotha, ha Mean orrol en Madern en Gunneau Boslo henwez Mean scriffez tho an Jorna ma tegge na orren panna Letherau noniel; an peth eu gwellez gen a vee tho bose guthnethez (guthvethez OP) ha dismiggiez, eu e (lavar placed below this word) [vel forsan letherau, vide supra 1.6] Coth gwrez war cota Dean brauze/brose en Arganz hunt tho Canz bloath Coth lebben marrack en pedden West pow Densher, ha kellez (kar dre hevol) gen e Mab leean, mose tuah e Bargenteer en Pedden an wollas; eue ve kevez a dewethaz gen wonen reeg gweel Ke, ha gwerhez; an gwaz reeg e perna, a re...slanen (danen OP) tho an kensa skon******(skoren / skor* OP) an Choy na igge tri...(trigaz OP) ****nez tho an karrack glooz (looz or glaze OP) en Cooze. An Gerriau war no*****Car Dey (Deu OP) res (for dres, OP) pyb tra, lebben nebbaz kene cowzez. mar dewethaz (kar dre hevol) thera Curnooack en powna, ha lebben na gez buz nebbaz en powna an peth; (delete ; OP) ez gweel terem (them OP) [MSS. THEM, OP) Creege drevednaua dowethe akar:

Rag me a hunnen ve gennez en Collan an Powna eu an Curnooack mouyha Cowsez, ha whaeth may (ma OP) kothem penag oma buz dro tho wheeath Bloah Coth, na olgama e clappia, na skant e guthvaz; an where thera ma pedeere tho durt Seeanz a Dama tesna (?tefena OP or >tefna*) an Pobel-choy, ha an Contravagian tho clappia traveeth tho Ve buz Sousenack. Ma kothem cavaz tra an parma en lever Arlyth an Menneth dro tho e deskanz Latten. Hag ubba mar pethama kibmiez tho gweel Semblanz gun Aulsen Coth Brose:

            Parvum Haerediolum Majorum regna meorum

            Quod Proavus, quod Avus, quod Pater excoluit.

            Nebbaz gun Teer, gun Treveth, ha bean Reveth,

            Telhar a Seera, Seera...(widn, OP) hinge a weth.

...enna mose a lez tho Sc...(for scoll) ha ugge hedda mose tho Frenk, na gez ko them tho guthva meer en Tavaz Curnooack, lebna tose tha gawas tra-gweele en Bez; ha lebben thera Ma toula tho gwellaz mar pel itna oggastigh vel leez an Controvagian, ha ma them mar veer crenga rarta (for racta OP); buz na ellam ry tho tha mouy tre guffia them; rag theu e skant tounack tho bose gwellez en leeaz Gerreau, a dael bose gwrez aman durt an Latten, po an Sousenack: ha na ore den veeth durt peniel reeg an kol ma kensa dose durt an Romans meskez gen a Brittez, po ugge hedna durt an Sausen, metessen durt an dew; buz thera ma wheelaz en screefma (mar mere drel a ma) tho gurra an geerna a treneuhan ra dismiggia gun Tavaz ny senges tho rerol; ma lever vean/bean rebbam dro tho an Arlothas Curnow [This MSS. is at present in the hands of Mr.Rob. Davy of Ludgvan] skreefez rag an Flehaz nab Blethanniau a lebma, dro tho***deag warn iggans, le.....ma leverres gen...aorama dro tho an Tavaz Curnooack, Fat la eue a reeg dose t...mose a leez an Bretten, ha an Kembreeanz, ha an Curnowean, meskan gy na eue likland (for liklaud OP) dre vidna va t...gaz pel, hep merwal akar, ha dose tho travith; therama suppoga an delna tho an lita (liha OP), rag an Bretten ha an Curnowean: Voz an Frenkock feen parrez tho cummeraz wara niel, ha an Sousenack nobla war e gilla; na oravee drel an Kembreean gweel rag tho gwetha ge Tavaz; buz Me a aore hemma, urt e Hoer an Curnoack, druava talvez buz nebbaz tho bose gurrez, war barrha gen an Sousenack, an peth eue parrez tho ry polta gwel tho tha, dre gava Cummeraz durta; ha whaeh an Sousen metessen olga gawaz maga nebbaz Skeeanz vel an Brittez it ge clappia ge for, nareegan d...e drez ubba an kensa dalleth lebma gun gwel neaue ny, ha an Gwayne gun Enys da reeg ge dro tho an u whelder (uwhelder) ma... [MS quite decayed] martra wonen ve...lever ol drolga tavaz an Brittez cooth tose th...ewhelderma, a we...marpee angy maou fortidniez, thera ve ma (mar) pel durTH (durt) naha an dadn an Tavaz a Dama ha a pow, uz rag e Crenga dro ma parrez tho leverol an delna a weah, ha descunta leh dressa lever an Have an Arlothas Kernow bose kevez en dula a Flehaz ugge hemma, radden olga bose parrez tho lever ol (leverol) drerama gweel nebbaz aga a Curnoack, voz dre vengama gweel a hunnen tho bose devethez drez Maur, buz ma bose gun ollez gen panna Collan da therama leverol ul an Sompel rag an Curnooack; ha eue a dael bose Ankou e hunnen a vedden pedeere drerama creege hedna tho bose gweer eu skreefez enna, rag travith orrol buz tho gweel weez, ha lebben dru a devethez ita Brez, mea vedn gweel Duath an Skreefma durt an dewetha reem vez an Kensa Caon Horace,

            Quod si Me lyricis Vatibus inseres

            Sublimi feriam Sydera Vertce.
Mar pethum Francan-belgan me ra bose

Po car dru Sousen-Curnow vith anar vrause.

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