craig at agantavas.org
Sun Dec 23 19:02:31 GMT 2012
HUGUS: Hyeucoys 1327; Hewgoys 1516; Heygoys 1518; Hugouse 1531; Heugeus 1534; Hewgose 1605.
Padel believes this to be a compound of uhel and coos (as in the Breton place-name Huelgoat), but there is no sign of L in the recorded examples. I think this more likely to be a compound of ugh and coos.
On 2012 Kev 23, at 15:41, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> On 2012 Kev 23, at 00:27, Michael Everson wrote:
>> On 23 Dec 2012, at 00:05, Janice Lobb <janicelobb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Does the place name Hugus near Truro give an indication of LC pronunciation?
>> I don't know. How is it pronounced?
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