[Spellyans] SWF questionable wordforms

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 00:24:53 IST 2008


I believe this word contained dh rather than th.

Nicholas

On 16 Sep 2008, at 19:34, Andrew Climo wrote:

> SWF: gorthuher (n.), evening
>
> Lhuyd’s spelling gÿdhiühar indicates that the spelling <dh> may be  
> more appropriate: gordhuher;[Andrew Climo]  I really doubt this.  
> Without wishing to rake up previously discussed points it should  
> surely be gorthewer (analogy nyhewer). Or is the proposal to respell  
> nyhewer as nyhuher? Is this etymologically correct?
>

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