[Spellyans] Trevithal, Paul

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Wed Aug 10 09:35:09 IST 2016


Good point Jan!

We should always look at place name meanings in the context of their  
surroundings.

On 9 Est 2016, at 20:00, Janice Lobb wrote:

> Any patients would have been half dead before they got there!
> Jan
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> On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org 
> > wrote:
> What is the qualifying element in this place-name?  Historic forms  
> of the name are as follows:
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> Trevethegal 1315, 1317, 1321
> Trevethygel, Trevethall 1389
> Trevithal, Trevergal 1668
> Trevithole 1696
> Trevidall 1725
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> All that I can think of is that it's a derivative of <medhek>,  
> "doctor, surgeon".
> Could it be an otherwise unattested word <*medhegel>, perhaps  
> "surgery"?
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> Craig
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