[Spellyans] cledh etc
njawilliams at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 09:15:39 GMT 2013
The short answer: NO. There are no attested examples of <eu> in any of these etyma anywhere in traditional Cornish. The <eu> spellings are from KK.
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On 2013 Gen 11, at 22:45, Janice Lobb <janicelobb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dick has clêdh for a ditch, dyke, trench, cutting, drain and meangledh for quarry
> whereas SWF has mengleudh for quarry
> and dowrgleudh for canal
> Dick has ancledhi for to bury, to inter,
> cledhez for buried, “ditched”
> ancladhvah for burial place, cemetery
> ancledhiaz for interment
> while SWF has ynkleudhyas for to bury
> ynkladhva for cemetery, graveyard
> ynkleudhyans for burial, funeral
> I prefer the look of Dick’s,
> but Q1 is the –eu- vowel justified in SWF?
> and Q2 is there any connection with sword cledha/kledha?
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