[Spellyans] Nuts

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Nov 25 16:27:11 GMT 2009


In KS we write:

knofen [ˈknɔfən] f., pl. coll. know [knoʊ]

On 25 Nov 2009, at 16:00, j.mills at email.com wrote:

> Lhuyd gives the following Cornish forms for English 'nut':  
> kẏnẏfan [101c]; knẏfan [51c]; kẏnẏphan [8c] [74a] . These  
> all have medial [-f-]. Nance (1938) gives "knofen". George (GKK),  
> however, gives "knowen". How should we write this word?
> Jon

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