[Spellyans] Box

Herbie Blackburn kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com
Tue Oct 12 11:00:17 BST 2010

Malcom Maclennan gives 'kishtu' as aphonetic representation, i.e. short



Ray Chubb wrote:
>Would that be a long or short vowel?

>> On 11 Hed 2010, at 12:49, Ken MacKinnon wrote:

>> A gowetha,
>> Ciste in Gaelic can also mean coffin, as in the proverb:
>> Is fhearr Gaidhlig bhriste na Gaidhlig na ciste.
>> ( Better broken Gaelic than Gaelic in its coffin.)
>> - Coinneach

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