[Spellyans] th/dh

Owen Cook owen.e.cook at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 02:53:05 GMT 2010


On 20 November 2010 11:33, nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> <pemdhak> is probably an error on Lhuyd's part, since Welsh has <pymtheg>
> with <th> not <dd>.

But Nicholas, this is the same argument as you've made earlier, with
the opposite conclusion. If Welsh does it one way, but Lhuyd sometimes
does it the other, then his deviation from Welsh is probably
significant. How do you know that 15 was [pemθək] and not [pemðək]?

Michael writes:
> Those are examples of Lhuyd getting it right.

Does KS write <pemdhek>? And if not, why not?

~~Owen




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