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Jon<br /> 
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                <span style="font-family: Verdana"><span style="font-size: 12px">Sent: 07/14/11 07:49 PM</span></span></p> 
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                <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">The SWF for 'worthy' writes either <i>gwiw</i> or RLC <i>gwew</i>. In so doing it uses two spellings neither of which is attested, though <i>guew </i>of BK is close to <i>gwew</i>.</font></font> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">In the texts this word is spelt:</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5"><i>gwyw</i> x 1; <i>guyu</i> x 1; <i>gvyw</i> x 4; <i>guyv</i> x 5; <i>gyw</i> x 3;</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5"><i>guew</i> x 7 (all in BK); <i>gweve</i> x 1;  <i>gweff</i> x1; <i>gwef</i> x 1.</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">Lhuyd has no form *<i>guiu</i> or *<i>guiw</i>. </font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">I cannot see what reason there is for spelling this word with <iw> in the SWF, apart</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">from <i>gwiw</i> in Common Cornish. This is based upon Welsh <i>gwiw</i> and Breton <i>gwiv</i>.</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">Everybody pronounces <i>gwyw</i> to rhyme with 'alive', which the SWF spells <i>byw</i> and <i>bew</i>.</font></font></div> 
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                        <font class="Apple-style-span" face="Georgia"><font class="Apple-style-span" size="5">Would it not be sensible therefore to spell 'worthy' <i>gwyw</i> and <i>gwew</i>?</font></font></div> 
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Dr. Jon Mills, <br /> 
University of Kent</span></span></span></span>