[Spellyans] Learn Cornish
njawilliams at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 16:43:35 GMT 2008
In this video (spelt in KK) the word dohajydh is pronounced with the
stress on the second syllable.
I wonder whether this is correct.
Lhuyd gives the word as <Dyhodzhedh> AB: 249a.
We have a similar formation in
dworennos PA 234c < *dyworth an nos 'after dark, after the night had
I assume that dyhodzhedh and kyngys hanter dogha geyth PC 2912 both
dohajedh < *dyworth hanter an jedh 'from the middle of the day,
The expression at PC 2912 then means 'before halfway through the
(literally 'after halfway through the day'; cf. afternoon, après midi,
If the stress had been on the penultimate
syllable, we should expect Lhuyd to have written *dyhadzhath. I am
to think that the word should be pronounced dohaJEDH [dOh@'dZe:D].
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