[Spellyans] au

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Wed Jul 23 14:26:57 IST 2008


If, by texts, we also include historical toponymic evidence (admittedly 
late in date), then we find: Daunce Mine c1670 (applied to both Merry 
Maidens and Boscawen-un stone circles - both from Nicholas Boson).

Craig


nicholas williams wrote:
> We write chauns, chauncya, dauns, dauncya, grauntya, chaunjya. 
>
> Chauns, grauntya are attested. Dauns isn't found in the texts, only 
> <donsya>, <donssye>, <donsia>.
>
> Nicholas
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> On 23 Jul 2008, at 11:29, Michael Everson wrote:
>
>> At 11:22 +0100 2008-07-23, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>>> Cauns, dauns/daunsya spring immediately to mind.
>>
>> It would be dauns/dauncya.
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