[Spellyans] Thank you

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 21 13:49:02 IST 2011


On 2011 Gor 21, at 12:24, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> Is there no mention of "Grassa dhis/dhywgh", which I use quite a lot?

I can only find 'grassa' as the verb 'to thank', so your phrase doesn't seem to be grammatically valid.

NJAW (2006) offers us these entries:
> thank. …Thank God! gras e dhe Dhew! dhe Dhew re bo grassys!
>> thanks. n. grās, grassow (grassys). thanks! gromercy! muer rās!

From the 1st of these entries, it would seem correct to say 'gras e dhys!', while the 2nd suggests 'grassow dhys!'.

Your ?'Grassa dhys' might be a misparsing or mispronunciation of one of these, perhaps.

Eddie Climo
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