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Re: Arambougiania Citation Redux



In a message dated 4/18/2007 9:07:02 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  twillia
ms_alpha@hotmail.com writes:

<While on the topic of names, a question regarding the derivation of  
_Pantydraco_.  I know that "Panty" refers to Pant-y-ffynnon in  Wales.  But 
does anyone know what "panty" means in Welsh?  ("A  really good time" is not 
the answer I'm after.) >
 
You may already know some or all of this (from the Welsh-English  dictionary):
 
     pant [-iau, m.] 
(n.)  hollow, valley, dell, dimple, dingle 

y (yr; 'r) 
(art.)  the 
"'r" is used after vowels; otherwise "yr" is  used before vowels 
     ("h" is a vowel); otherwise "y" is used. 

ffynnon [ffynhonnau, f.]  
(n.) fountain, well, spring 
 
     Draco = dragon
 
Mary



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