[Spellyans] Goat

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Mon Apr 6 15:15:52 IST 2009


The reason Nance chose the form <gavar> is because that is the citation
form given by Robert Williams (1865) in his Lexicon. Nance simply adopted
the form without question. Williams (1865) took this form from Lhuyd
but acknowledges that the item is "written also gaver".Jon

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Daniel Prohaska"
  To: "'Standard Cornish discussion list'"
  Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Goat
  Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 15:56:16 +0200

  ....

  Why Nance chose gavar, I don’t know.

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

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