[Spellyans] Cornish in a Thriller! & Place Name QueryForCraig

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Fri Sep 7 16:20:46 IST 2012


I think Craig means the open sound [ɛː]… as in "bed", but longer...
Dan


On Sep 7, 2012, at 1:24 AM, Michael Everson wrote:

> On 6 Sep 2012, at 16:18, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
> 
>> It's the Late Cornish form of <gwel>, "open field", usually just translated as "field".  The <ea> in Late Cornish represents the long E, roughly "ai".
> 
> [ɡweːl]
> 
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