[Spellyans] 'flood'

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Thu Mar 12 11:06:14 GMT 2009

Prag y whuga vy godhvos del leverys henna? ;-) Heb mar, yma <lion> y'm
gerlyver ynwedh! 



-----Original Message-----
From: Nicholas Williams
Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 6:24 PM


"Gromercy dhis a hedna, a Dan.

Lew 'lion' is confined to Old Cornish.

The Middle Cornish word is lion:


<lyon> PA 21c

<lyon> TH 3a

<luon> BK 1777.


The use in PA in particular (and the disyllabic form is necessary for the
rhyme) seems to indicate that <lyon> had replaced <lew> very early.





-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://kernowek.net/pipermail/spellyans_kernowek.net/attachments/20090312/c64b33cd/attachment-0001.html>

More information about the Spellyans mailing list