How do you pronounce Lloegyr?
The modern form of the word is Lloegr (pronounced [ˈɬɔɨɡr̩] or [ˈɬɔiɡr̩]) and it has become generalised through the passage of time to become the Welsh word for “England” as a whole, and not restricted to its original, smaller extent.
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Is Welsh Irish?
Welsh is an official language in Wales and Irish is an official language of Ireland and of the European Union. Welsh is the only Celtic language not classified as endangered by UNESCO. The Cornish and Manx languages went extinct in modern times….Celtic languages.
What does Lloegyr mean in Welsh?
To the Welsh, Lloegyr was a foreign land with a foreign populace, distinct from the lands and peoples of the Cymry. Cymry is the Welsh word for themselves, and historically included all of the Britons living north and west of Lloegyr, south of the Scottish firths of Clyde and Forth, and not including the people of Cornwall and Devon.
Where does the word Lloegr come from?
Ranko Matasović prefers to see Lloegr as coming from a Brittonic collective noun *Lāikor meaning ‘warriors’, the root of which he proposes gave Old Irish láech “warrior” (though some scholars regard the Old Irish word as a loan from Late Latin lāicus ‘ layman; of the people’), from a Proto-Indo-European root *leh2- “war”.
Where is Lloegyr located?
The exact borders are unknown, but some modern scholars hypothesize it ran south and east of a line extending from the Humber Estuary to the Severn Estuary, exclusive of Cornwall and Devon. The people of Lloegyr were called Lloegyrwys without distinction of ethnicity, the term applying to both Britons and Anglo-Saxons .
Where does the river Lloegyr run through?
The line continues south across the estuary, crossing South West England such that Cornwall and Devon are excluded from Lloegyr.