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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face="Palatino Linotype"><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Palatino Linotype";color:navy'>Nicholas,
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lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Palatino Linotype";color:navy'>I
reckon he reconstructed it by way of analogy with UC <b><i><span
style='font-weight:bold;font-style:italic'>dyscajor</span></i></b> which must
be from Lhuyd’s <i><span style='font-style:italic'>deskadzher</span></i>.
I, too, can only find forms of <b><i><span style='font-weight:bold;font-style:
italic'>pyscador</span></i></b> with <d> not with *<i><span
style='font-style:italic'>j</span></i>, *<i><span style='font-style:italic'>g</span></i>
or *<i><span style='font-style:italic'>dzh</span></i>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Palatino Linotype";color:navy'>Dan<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
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font-family:Tahoma;color:navy'> nicholas williams<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Monday, May 18, 2009 7:17 PM</span></font><font
color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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face=Baskerville><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville;
color:navy'>“</span></font></span><span class=apple-style-span><font
size=1 color="#010101" face=Baskerville><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;
font-family:Baskerville;color:#010101'>In his 1938 and 1951 dictionaries Nance
gives pyscajor as a variant of pyscador 'fisherman'. The only examples of this
word I can find are: piscadur 'piscator' Old Cornish Vocabulary puscador TH 45a
Poscaders (plural) x 2 Rowe Pysgadar 'A fisher-man' AB; 17a Pysgadar yn mytern
'kingfisher' AB: 65a Pysgadar 'fisherman' AB: 120c. Pysgadar 'A fisherman' AB:
240c. Every example has -d- rather than -j-. Where did Nance get pyscajor? Was
it his own invention? Nicholas</span></span></font></span><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville;color:navy'>”</span></font></span><span
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