[Spellyans] ‘Pound’ in Cornish

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Fri Jan 9 23:36:17 GMT 2009


According to Dan's dictionary, the SWF allows for both <euthik> and  
<uthik>, the latter being cited as an exclusively Middle Cornish form).

In reveived Cornish I have never heard anyone pronounce this word as  
anything other than "i-dhik".

Craig.


On 9 Gen 2009, at 22:58, nicholas williams wrote:

> John Jenkins writes <ethick> and Lhuyd writes <ithik> (often).
> It would seem that the word was pronounced either ithik or ethik.
> The Middle Cornish spelling is <vthyk> which is attested four times.
> I shall continue to write uthyk.
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 9 Jan 2009, at 20:18, Owen Cook wrote:
>
>> Euthek, perhaps
>
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