[Spellyans] cleudh etc

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Tue Jan 15 18:38:07 GMT 2013


On Jan 15, 2013, at 5:14 PM, Michael Everson wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2013, at 11:51 AM, Hewitt, Stephen wrote:
> 
>> Cornish texts are of course the primary basis. The point is that there are not enough of them. The fact that the word cleudh does not happen to occur in Middle Cornish texts does not mean that it would not have had an /œ/ vowel in that period.
> 
> It certainly is not evidence that it *did* have that vowel. 

But there is. And I have provided it earlier in the form of place-names. Also ‹cledh› can only arrive at this form by way of */klœð/.
Dan






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