[Spellyans] cledh etc

njawilliams 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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