[Spellyans] <l>, <ll>, and <lh> in Sacrament an Alter (1576)

Ceri Young rcr_young at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jul 24 19:14:12 IST 2010


Similarly as in the /l/ in the English words "Please", "Clean" & "Atlas".

On 24 Jul 2010, at 17:25, Christian Semmens wrote:

> This is outside of my competences, however it strikes me that the spelling in 
>CW <ethlays> would perhaps suggest an attempt to produce a Welsh 'll' voiceless 
>lateral fricative sound, but perhaps less pronounced than in Welsh?

What, like Saxon "Floyd"? Interesting thought. 

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


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