[Spellyans] hour

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Tue Oct 12 19:43:38 IST 2010


Correction: the German is <Uhr>, not **ühr.
Dan

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On 12.10.2010, at 18:21, Eddie Climo <eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> I note that German has 2 words for 'hour'"
> —stunde (for a period of 60 minutes)
> —ühr (for telling the time)
> 
> By contrast, French and Welsh have a single word for both of those uses, 'heure' and 'awr' respectively.
> 
> Nance (1938) gives:
> owr. hour, in reckoning time
> 	• a-jy dhe owr. within an hour (CW 2389)
> 	• nep try owr. some three hours (RD 2555)
> ür. hour, time
> 	• mar tuth an ur. if the (appointed) time has come (BM 746)
> 	• y'n ur-ma, now
> 	• y'n ur-na, then
> 	• nep ur. at any time
> 	• pup ur. always
> 	• py ur; p'ur. when
> with the note: see 'owr', preferred in clock time
> 
> Eddie Climo
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> 
> On 12 Hed 2010, at 13:49, nicholas williams wrote:
> 
>> Eur seems to mean 'time, point in time'
>> Our means 'hour, sixty minutes'
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