[Spellyans] loan words

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Feb 23 19:32:13 GMT 2011


On 2011 Whe 23, at 19:21, Michael Everson wrote:

> On 23 Feb 2011, at 19:11, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> 
>> I'd have thought that if remembra, ryver, etc. are recommended to be accepted as Cornish; then ffagl must be accepted as Welsh, regardless of origin.
> 
> Of course it is Welsh. It's just not a native Brythonic word. 

Prove it!

Och, why bother. After one and a half millennia, the word's a naturalised Brythonic 'citizen'.

Only an anally-retentive pedant could quibble with that, don'cha think?

Eddie Climo.





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