[Spellyans] The Cornish for All Saints' Day

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 15:14:29 GMT 2009


Gouel an Holl-Zent 'All Saints' Day' is also attested in Breton, i.e.  
spelt with initial <h>.
So we have
Cornish: an Hollsens
Welsh: yr Hollsaint
Breton: ann Holl-Zent.
The <h> in Cornish would seem to be authentic.
Nicholas

On 5 Feb 2009, at 14:46, Clive Baker wrote:

> The Cornish Hollsens is the exact equivalent.

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