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Middle Welsh as precursor

Posted: Sat May 04, 2024 3:19 pm
by DFS346
Some results of my test mappings from the Voynich manuscript to Middle Welsh, as represented by "The White Book of Mabinogion".

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Peniarth MS4 f1r extract.jpg
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The first thirteen lines of the first page of Peniarth MS4. The first sentence is "Pwẏll pendeuic dẏuet a|oed ẏn arglỽẏd ar seith cantref dẏuet" (Pwyll Prince of Dyfed was lord over the seven cantrefs of Dyfed"). Image credit: National Library of Wales.

Welsh, v121.mF, v171 top 10.jpg
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The ten most frequent letters in Middle Welsh, as represented by "The White Book of Mabinogion", and the ten most frequent glyphs in my v121.mF and v171 transliterations of the Voynich manuscript. Author's analysis.