[Spellyans] Box

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


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

Regards

Herbie

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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