[Spellyans] wrestle

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Thu Jan 14 12:00:10 GMT 2010

On 14 Jan 2010, at 11:43, j.mills at email.com wrote:

> Morton Nance (1938) gives "omdewlel" for 'to wrestle'. The only  
> attestation that I have found for this item is Lhuyd (1707: 81c0,  
> who gives "ymdoụla". Is the spelling "omdewlel" justified? How  
> should we spell this word?

Nicholas may have something to say about the VN ending -el vs -a for  
this word, but I should think that the root in KS would be omdêwl- ~  
omdôwl- with the ordinary alternation of êw~ôw.

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

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