[Spellyans] Further errors and purisms

Nicholas Williams njawilliams at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 07:52:41 BST 2011

Under chy Nance gives two plurals, *chyow and treven. *Chyow is not attested. Treven occurs in Lhuyd, in Ko oagoaze tha e drevon ha bethow why looan TBoson and in y vab po y virth, chy, trevyn po tyrryow TH 21a. 

Under tyak Nance gives two plurals, tyogyon and tyogow. *Tyogyon is not attested. Tiogou occurs in OCV and tyowgow at BK 766. The plural of Cornish tiak 'farmer' is tiogow.

Under 'cousin' Nance gives kenderow m. and kenytherow f. Kenytherow is an invention. Kenderow is a respelling of Lhuyd's single example of canderu.

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