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Re: Humorous Brithenig translation project.
At 10:30 am -0400 13/10/98, Padraic Brown wrote:
>On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Andrew Smith wrote:
>> > Indeed. Got it from St. Martin's, Kepstow Bridge.
>> Did you know that according to Wordcraft ceapstow is an OE word meaning
I did indeed - and that is precisely what Chepstow means. The area around
Chepstow has long been anglicized.
IIRC the old name was Striguil - but I don't know the etymology of that, or
even if it's Celtic at all. The modern Welsh name is 'Cas-Gwent', i.e.
>I've intentionally left some place names in English (Kepstow and Kepstow
>Bridge being two of them)