[Spellyans] Willow

Jon Mills j.mills at email.com
Tue Jan 13 13:37:40 GMT 2009


Lhuyd (1707: 16b) gives the collective "Helak" under the heading "I. chang'd into A." He gives the singulative as "Helagan" (Lhuyd 1707: 143c).
Jon

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> From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
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> Subject: [Spellyans] Willow
> Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:08:38 +0000
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> 
> Dan,
> 
> GKK has heligen, evidently because of Latin salix. Breton has 
> helegenn  and Welsh helygen, so I think Cornish should retain 
> helygen, and not  adopt *heligen.
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> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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Dr. Jon Mills,
School of European Culture and Languages,
University of Kent


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