[Spellyans] SWF questionable wordforms
njawilliams at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 00:24:53 BST 2008
I believe this word contained dh rather than th.
On 16 Sep 2008, at 19:34, Andrew Climo wrote:
> SWF: gorthuher (n.), evening
> Lhuyd’s spelling gÿdhiühar indicates that the spelling <dh> may be
> more appropriate: gordhuher;[Andrew Climo] I really doubt this.
> Without wishing to rake up previously discussed points it should
> surely be gorthewer (analogy nyhewer). Or is the proposal to respell
> nyhewer as nyhuher? Is this etymologically correct?
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