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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Cambria><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'>The analogy of Breton
supports this analysis.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Cambria><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'>The Breton for rudder (apart
from Germanic <i><span style='font-style:italic'>stur</span></i>) is <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>lew</span></i> with mid <i><span style='font-style:
italic'>e</span></i>, unlike <i><span style='font-style:italic'>béw</span></i> ‘alive’,
<i><span style='font-style:italic'>téw</span></i> ‘thick’, with close <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>e</span></i>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Cambria><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'>Breton has no word like
<i><span style='font-style:italic'>lew</span></i> for ‘lion’, which is simply <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>lion</span></i> or <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on"><i><span style='font-style:italic'>leon</span></i></st1:place></st1:country-region>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Cambria><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'>Steve Hewitt<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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11.0pt;font-family:Cambria;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span lang=EN-US
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>
spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces@kernowek.net] <b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Dr Jon Mills<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Friday, February 11, 2011
2:01 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> spellyans@kernowek.net<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Spellyans] lyw & lew</span></font><span
lang=EN-US><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>The SWF gives LYW for 'rudder' and gives
LEW for 'lion'. The attestations for these two items are as follows.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>LYW: 'rudder', Old Cornish: 
"clavus: leu pi obi" [Vocabularium Cornicum: 282];  Lhuyd
(1707)  "lêụ" [48b]; "lêu" [16b]; "Lêụ gụrhal The
rudder of a ship" [48b].<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>LEW: 'lion', Old Cornish: 
"leo: leu" [Vocabularium Cornicum: 560]; Lhuyd (1707)  "lêụ"
[241b]; "† lhêụ" [78a].<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Given that the attestations for these two
items are identical, should we not spell these words the same way, i.e.
<lew>?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Note: I am aware that Middle Cornish does
not attest LEW and instead uses "lyon".<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Ol an gwella,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black'>Jon<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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