[Spellyans] Box

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Oct 9 13:49:28 IST 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  
> long.
> 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,  
> beam'.
> KK had difficulty with this word and spelt it both <kist> and <kyst>.

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