[Spellyans] fleece

j.mills at email.com j.mills at email.com
Thu Nov 26 08:54:53 GMT 2009

Lhuyd (1707: 48b) gives "lêụ" for 'colour'. I think we should write this word 'lew'.

Dr. Jon Mills, 
School of European Culture and Languages, 
University of Kent

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From: nicholas williams <njawilliams at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] fleece

Yes lywyow. Though the form is not attested. And 'colour' is lew in CW:
ha frutes teke aga lew CW 1051.

If you spell 'flood' as liv, you will still have lyw 'colour' and lyw 'rudder'.


On 25 Du 2009, at 17:59, Michael Everson wrote:

Recte lywyow pl of 'colour'


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