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Thu Apr 17 15:13:54 IST 2014
On 17 Ebr 2014, at 14:02, Nicholas Williams wrote:
> The plural of chy in the texts is treven. And Lhuyd tells us that
> treven in the plural of chy s.v. Domus: Tshyi [pl. Treven] AB: 55c.
> The plural *chiow where it occurs is in compounds, e.g. henjy.
So it is authentic to say 'henjyow'. That's good, its quite a
pleasurable word to pronounce in Cornish for some reason. Like
> In the revived language one must say clâvjiow 'hospitals'; lêtiow
> 'dairies', etc.
> *Chiow per se is not attested in the texts.
> On 17 Apr 2014, at 13:49, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>> Is the plural of chy/chi attested as *chiow? Yes, it is, in a West
>> Penwith field name.
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