[Spellyans] Goat

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Mon Apr 6 08:39:58 IST 2009


And also in Origo Mundi (123-7):"yt'hanwaf bugh ha tarow | ha margh yw
best hep parow | the vap den rag ymweres | gaver yweges karow | daves war
ve lavarow"

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Jon Mills"
  To: "Standard Cornish discussion list"
  Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Goat
  Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 07:35:45 +0000

  This item is also found in Beunans Meriasek:"pen bogh ha gaver pelys"
  'A billy-goat's head and a skinned nanny-goat.' [Ton 1504: 3418]
  Jon

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "nicholas williams"
    To: "Standard Cornish discussion list"
    Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Goat
    Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 15:58:47 +0100

    ‘Goat’The only attestations I can find are:
    Gavar ‘Capra [nanny goat]’ AB: 46b, 291bGavar, A goat,
    Gever [pl.] AB: 243aGever, Gever ul [pl.] Nicholas Boson [ul =
    oll]ley, oghan, devas, ha gyffras [pl.] TH 27a
    The dialect word gayver means ‘sea crayfish’ < *gavar mor.
    On 4 Apr 2009, at 15:40, Michael Everson wrote:

      gavar, pl gever, gyfras



    _______________________________________________
    Spellyans mailing list
    Spellyans at kernowek.net
    http://kernowek.net/mailman/listinfo/spellyans_kernowek.net



  _____________________________________
  Dr. Jon Mills,
  School of European Culture and Languages,
  University of Kent


  -- Be Yourself @ mail.com!
  Choose From 200+ Email Addresses
  Get a Free Account at www.mail.com!
  _______________________________________________
  Spellyans mailing list
  Spellyans at kernowek.net
  http://kernowek.net/mailman/listinfo/spellyans_kernowek.net



_____________________________________
Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent

-- 
Be Yourself @ mail.com!
Choose From 200+ Email Addresses
Get a Free Account at www.mail.com

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://kernowek.net/pipermail/spellyans_kernowek.net/attachments/20090406/31c1a06e/attachment-0001.html>


More information about the Spellyans mailing list