[Spellyans] Wardbridge

Nicholas Williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 15:37:13 GMT 2017


My recent book The Cornish Consonantal System discusses the whole question of assibilation
in Cornish and attempts to explain why it occurred and why it is blocked in certain circumstances, e.g. in the
group -dr-. Perhaps other members of the Signage Panel might be encouraged to read the relevant
chapters.

Nicholas

> On 11 Feb 2017, at 11:10, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org> wrote:
> 
> I agree, but was outvoted on the Signage Panel.  I pointed out the names in West Cornwall where assibilation of the generic element was suppressed by an initial R of the qualifying element:  Bodrifty, Bodriggy and Redruth among them.
> The correct form in SWF should be <Redrudh>. 

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