[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?
craig at agantavas.org
Tue May 15 13:02:46 IST 2012
CARGLOTH: Carglodan 1375; Cargluthan 1432; Carglothe 1590;
Carglith 1748. ker + cledh (dim. form).
BOLSTER BANK: Cleuth 1602; Cleath, Clay 1733; Kleth 1740; Cleath,
PIT'S MINGLE: (no available historic forms)
Maengluthion 1320 (Roche - lost place-name)
Pengluthio 1575 (Ladock - lost place-name. Questionable if this is a
pl. form of *mengleth)
(MONGLETH, "open-cast mine")
MONGLEATH: Mungluth 1308, 1350, 1530; Mongluthe 1313; Mungleath,
Mungloeth 1316; Moungleth 1460; Monglyth 1480; Monglegh 1499;
Munglyth 1523; Mongler 1590; Mungleth 1623; Monglar 1766; Munglar
TRUNGLE: Trevonglet 1283; Trevongluth 1302; Trevengloth 1313;
Trevingluth 1317; Trevungleith 1322; Trewonglyth 1395; Trewoyngluth
1428; Trevonglyth 1429, 1668; Trevounglethe 1561; Trevongleth,
Treungle 1600, 1668; Treungle 1634 (+ tre-)
(NB. Late dropping of -th in both names)
On 15 Me 2012, at 11:22, Jon Mills wrote:
> How can one be sure that the element -gloth in Cargloth is the
> lexeme CLEDH?
>> Dan writes,
>> Here are the attestations:
>> cleath (CW), klêdh (Lh), cledh (Pr); (pl.) kledhioụ (Lh),
>> cledhiou (Pr);
>> While there is no *cluth, *cloth, *clueth or *clevth which would
>> point towards a front rounded vowel, the attestations clearly go
>> back to the full grade */klœð/ root (B kleuz, W clawdd) as there
>> is no reason for a i-mutated /klað/.
>> There is also the place name Cargloth where the second element does
>> show a rounded vowel. Since all the textual attestations here are
>> rather late it is not surprising that they would show */œ/ in its
>> unrounded reflex. But since there's also the place name and I
>> should agree with Craig that (critically examined) place names are
>> highly relevant to the reconstruction of Cornish forms, we do have
>> grounds to reconstruct */klœð/, hence SWFt ‹cleudh›. I should
>> say ‹cleudh› is correct.
> Dr. Jon Mills,
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