[Spellyans] th/dh

nicholas williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 09:25:18 GMT 2010


How then do you explain the examples from Mount's Bay with th? The informants had heard their forms from native speakers. Native speakers trump phonetic representations by non-natives, I believe.

On 2010 Du 22, at 09:18, Hewitt, Stephen wrote:

> It looks as if Breton and, quite possibly, Cornish gave a different treatment to the word for “fifteen” from Welsh. Lhuyd’s pemdhak may well have been correct.

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