[Spellyans] chair

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Sun Jul 19 22:20:51 IST 2009


I stand corrected.  Is there any MC textual evidence for syger, also  
meaning lazy?  This occurs as a mining term, and as a stream name.

Craig

On 19 Gor 2009, at 19:00, nicholas williams wrote:

> The word diek is attested in MC:
>
> na neill nyng o dyag the wull obereth da 'neither was he lazy to do  
> good works' TH 2a
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 19 Gor 2009, at 18:06, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>
>> By way of example, OCV had 'dioc' - "lazy".  This doesn't appear in  
>> Middle Cornish texts and one might be forgiven for thinking it had  
>> gone out of use.
>
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