Thursday, 31 March 2016

Cowsow dhe vy, che den mar fur

Cousow do ve che dean mor ferre
John Jenkins c 1700 (Gwavas MSS, OC Vol IV, no 8 Winter 1948)
A source text in its original spelling.

Cousow do ve che dean mor ferre

De leba es meare a peath ha lease Teer
Ha me reeg clowaz an poble compla
Fa Ethreaz (alt. MS. Te eth reas, LH Fa ethias) do chee Ethick gwreage dah
Hye oare gwell padn dah gen hy glane
Ha ete eye ollas hye dalveha gowas tane
Na dale deez perna Kinnis war an Sawe
Na moase cuntle an drize dro dan Keaw
Rag hedda vedn boaz couzese dro dan pow
Gwell eye veeha perna nebas glow
Ha hedna vedn gus tubma a theller e aragg
Ha whye ell evah cor gwella mor sease du bragg
Na dale deiw gwell treaven war an treath
Dreath hedna why vedn kelly meare a peath
Buz mor menow dereval worbidn an pow yeine
Why dalveha gowas an brossa mine
Ha ryny vedn diria bidn moar ha gwenz
Nagez drog vyth gwres lebben na kenz.

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