[Spellyans] 'flood'

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Mar 11 13:17:33 GMT 2009


On 11 Mar 2009, at 13:09, Jon Mills wrote:

> Middle Cornish <w> sometimes represents [v]. Given that we have  
> attestations with final <-f>, I think we can assume that this word  
> ends in [-v]. Incidentally, Lhuyd (1707: 54c) writes "Lyv". The  
> pronunciation is [lɪv].

I'd tend to prefer "lyv" to "liv" or "lyw" for this ord.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com





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