[Spellyans] <gwredhen> or <gwreydhen> "root"?

ajtrim at msn.com ajtrim at msn.com
Wed Jan 14 14:17:39 GMT 2009


Is this a classic bës/bÿs word?
If so, "root" should be gwredhan/gwrydhan in the SWF.

Regards,

Andrew J. Trim



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From: "Nicholas Williams" <njawilliams at gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:56 PM
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] <gwredhen> or <gwreydhen> "root"?

> The spellings in the texts are:
>
> gwrythyow pl OM
> gurythyow pl OM
> gvrythyow pl. OM
> an wreythan x 3 TH
> an wrethyan TH
> gwryth pl. BK
> gwrethow pl CW
> ha'y gwreythow pl CW
> Hy gwredhan yw down Lhuyd
>
> The verb gurythya 'root' occurs twice in OM
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 1/14/09, Daniel Prohaska <daniel at ryan-prohaska.com> wrote:
>>
>>
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>>
>> KK has <gwreydhen> for "root", UCR has <gwredhen>. OC <grueiten>, W
>> <gwraidd>, B <gwrizienn>; *wrad-io- < *wreh²d-.
>>
>> What to do about the SWF entry. Help appreciated…
>>
>> Dan
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