[Spellyans] th/dh

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Mon Nov 22 13:05:30 GMT 2010


Horrible font in that message, Jon.  My eyes had real trouble with that.

Craig


On 22 Du 2010, at 12:54, j.mills at email.com wrote:

> Michael (Sun, Nov 21, 2010 4:18 pm) writes,
> "Are you then arguing that we should trust Lhyud here and write  
> peswardheg and pemdheg?"
>
> Given that Lhuyd is the only real evidence that we have for the type  
> of dental fricative in this word. And given that Welsh has /θ/ in  
> this word (and therefore Lhuyd's <dh> is not the result of Welsh  
> influence). Why would you want to write this word with <th>, and  
> what evidence do you have to support such a pronunciation?
>
> Ol an gwella,
> Jon
>
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