[Spellyans] roe deer

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Tue Mar 2 19:10:53 GMT 2010


Crawle (Breage parish):  Cariahoil, Cariorgel 1086; Chariochel 1177;  
Cariorgel 1378; Karioghall 1459, 1480, 1499; Caryorall 1468-9;  
Carhyhoghall 1509; Carrioghall 1571

Craig



On 2 Mer 2010, at 18:47, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> Craig,
> Me a’ga cavas et o’ gerlever vy seulabres! Gromercy dhew’ rag an  
> manylyon ma! Eus dhew’ cottha letherenansow rag “Crawle” y’wedh?
> Dan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig Weatherhill
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 7:30 PM
>
> “The Cornish for this is 'yorgh' (as in Carnyorth).  Most  
> dictionaries give the plural *yorghes (which I don't think is  
> attested) but a single place-name - now horribly distorted to  
> Lanjeth, gives a genuine alternative: yergh  (the name is nans +  
> yergh).  This echoes the alternative plurals for 'horse: mergh and  
> marghes.  A roe deer fawn is yorghell - from the place name Crawle <  
> ker yorghell.  We should include these words.
> --
> Craig Weatherhill”
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