[Spellyans] enuedzhek

njawilliams njawilliams at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 07:42:31 IST 2012


Enwesek/enwejek and henwesek are different items synchronically and should be listed separately. 

Nicholas

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On 2012 Hed 7, at 00:07, Daniel Prohaska <daniel at ryan-prohaska.com> wrote:

> Nicholas, 
> 
> I've just seen that in Your UCR dictionary you give ‹henwesek› for 'nominative' (both adj. & n.), is this also inspired by ‹(h)enwedig›; then there's Nance's ‹henwesyk› 'nominated' and ‹henwesygeth› 'nomination' (cf. W ‹(h)enwedigaeth› 'appellation' and B ‹anwidigezh› 'nomination'). What do you think, should I list ‹enwedzhek, anuezek› as attestations of ‹henwesek/henwejek› with a note saying they are based on Lhuyd's Cornicisation of W ‹enwedig› (+ derivations)?
> 
> Muer ras dhis, 
> Dan
> 
> 
> 
> On Oct 6, 2012, at 10:20 PM, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
> 
>> Gromercy dhis Nicholas!!!!
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On 06.10.2012, at 22:16, Nicholas Williams <njawilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> The word enuedzhek occurs once only as far as I can see. It is found in Lhuyd's preface to his Cornish grammar AB: 222
>>> where he says: 
>>> 
>>> dhort genauo an bôbl en Gorleuen Kernou en enuedzhek en pleu Yst 'from the mouths of the people in the West of Cornwall, especially in the parish of St Just'
>>> 
>>> A variant form anuezek occurs a little later on the same page where Lhuyd writes:
>>> 
>>> en anuezek Mr. John Keyguyn a’n Tshei izala en Por Enez 'especially Mr John Keigwin of the Lower House in Mousehole'
>>> 
>>> enuedzhek, anuezek are Lhuyd's Cornicisations of Welsh enwedig 'special, particular'.
>>> The word has nothing to do with inwedh 'also'.
>>> 
>>> Nicholas
>>> 
>>> On 6 Oct 2012, at 19:00, Daniel Prohaska wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I've been wondering about the word ‹enuedzhek› which is found in Pryce's Archaeologia Cornu-Britannica. RLC dictionaries list is variously as ‹enwedgak›, ‹enwejak› and ‹enwedzhek›. Gendall glosses it as 'particular, distinct, individual', and gives a Lhuydian attestation ‹enụedzhek› which I am unable to find. Ken George emends it to ‹ynwedhek› meaning 'additional'. I would very much appreciate opinions from whoever feels he or she can comment on this word. 
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