[Spellyans] BTW

Linus Band linusband at gmail.com
Sun Mar 5 19:40:48 GMT 2017


But, judging from the spellings *du* and *dew*, hasn't the labial
glide *-w* been
omitted?

Oll an gwella,
Linus

2017-03-05 20:27 GMT+01:00 Nicholas Williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>:

> Dy’Gool is to be avoided because nothing has been omitted.
> The prefix ‘day’ in traditional Cornish in festivals and days of the week
> is de, du or dew. It represents the reflex
> of an oblique case of the word for ‘day’. It is not an abbreviated form of
> the
> nominative dydh, dedh.
>
> In the texts on finds
> *dugol Myhal* ‘Michaelmas’ BM
> *woyl Myhal* < *Goyl Myhal* Michaelmas BK.
> *Degl Stû*l ‘Epiphany’ Lhuyd.
>
> My preference would be for Degol Pyran or Degol Peran. Division into two
> words,
> is probably advisable, given that there seem to be two stresses in the
> phrase.
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 5 Mar 2017, at 18:43, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org> wrote:
>
> Dy' Gool Piran
>
>
>
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