craig at agantavas.org
Sat Oct 9 16:24:54 BST 2010
Neither do I.
On 9 Hed 2010, at 16:11, Michael Everson wrote:
> On 9 Oct 2010, at 21:42, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>> I can only imagine that they got it from Cornish speech. Kistvaen,
>> "stone box" would have been very much what you'd expect local
>> farmers to describe an exposed cist in a barrow on their land.
> Well, the OED has it from Welsh cist faen.
> In any case I don't see [kiːst] in this word, still.
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