eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Oct 9 13:49:28 BST 2010
Nance 1938 gives 'kyst' with a short vowel, and gives his source as
Borlase, noting the Welsh cognate.
Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of Borlase to check Nance's source.
Perhaps someone else on the list could do so.
Eddie Foirbeis Climo
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On 9 Hed 2010, at 13:31, nicholas williams wrote:
> Kist surely rhymes with Krist and trist and must be understood as
> The word kyst 'box' doesn't seem to be attested in the texts.
> There is a word <gyst> but that has initial [dZ] and means 'joist,
> KK had difficulty with this word and spelt it both <kist> and <kyst>.
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