Sunday, 16 November 2014

Petrok ha Pedrog: Üdn sans po dew anodhans? gen Chris Parkinson


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An mis eus passyes an gour ha me eth e’n carr dhe Llanbedrog, en als soth Penrhyn Llŷn en Gwynedd. Me a venja cows dhe oferyas Eglos Pedrog, an Tas Andrew Jones. Ev a’gan gylwis dhe dhoas dhe oferen gres an seythen et y eglos, ha coffy ha kescows o tòchya Pedrog dhe gawas òja hedna. Esy ew tròvya an eglos en Llanbedrog drefen boas hei mar ogas dhe’n treth. An teller a veu ûsyes kensa en wheffes cansvledhen, pa via an morvorrow pur boos. Viajyors venja kens moas war an mor vel dres an tir e’n dedhyow-na. Diwyethek o an servis hanter our, ke thera radn vrossa a’n düs o clappya Sowsnek, bes diwyethek o an levrow servis ewedh. Òja hedna thera bolla coffy ha byskys e’n vestry, hag ena an Tas Andrew a dhallathas derivas dhe nei an tradicyon Kembrek adro dhe Pedrog Sans.

Me oya solabres dr’era scrifys gen Dafydd Nanmor, bardh Kembrek, ‘cywydd’ (a type of strict-metre Welsh poem) leb ma va o tescrifa a’n Pedrog yònk avel soudor a bris, ha ganjo güw hir famos. Bes certan, na ella whei trestya storys coth an sens drefen boas anjei scrifys en Òsow Cres, lies bledhen òja dedhyow an sens ga honan. Rag sompel, nag ew certan piw o sira Pedrog. Warlergh üdn tradicyon, mab Glywys a Glamorgan ewa ha warlergh tradicyon aral, mab Clemens, pednsevyk a Gernow ew. Bes thera nei redya en The Saints of Gwynedd (Miller), “Clemens may be a pseudo- Latinism for Glywys”. Pedrog wrüg dascor bownans pednsevyk rag sewya bownans sans vel managh. Ytho, ev eth dhe Wordhen rag stüdhya, dres lycklod en Glendalough, Wicklow, gen Kevin Sans, medh Fr. Andrew. Òja ügens bledhen, e wrüg doas arta dhe Gembra, ha moas dhe Gernow vel cadnas, gen bagas a gowetha. Anjei wrüg tirya en Laffenek (Padstow = Petrocstow). Godhvedhys en ta ew story ga oberow anjei en cost Laffenek. Ha e’n termen na, Petrok a wrüg prierinses seyth bledhen dhe Rom ha Jerusalem, ha martesen dhe delleryow erel, kens doas arta dhe Gernow en 540 AD leb wrüga va fondya cres en Bosvena.

Bes piw a wrüg fondya settlement Llanbedrog en Llŷn? Dadn an eglos ena hedhyw ma fondacyon coth dadn dhew veter a dewes! Ha mar qwra whei mires ort mappys a’n morvorrow coth, en lever ‘Saints, Seaways and Settlements’ gens E. G. Bowen (1977), whei ell gweles boas Penrhyn Llŷn adal dhe Wicklow en Wordhen, lebma eus Glendalough, tû ha soth dhe Dulyn. A wrüg Pedrog viajya dhe Glendalough ha tre arta dhe’n teller leb ma Llanbedrog hedhyw, poran dres mor Wordhen? Ha òja hedna soth dres Baya Ceredigion, dres tir Sir Benfro, ha war an mor arta dhe heyl Dowr Camel leb wrüg fondya Petrocstow (= Laffenek po Padstow). A wrüga va doas arta dhe Llŷn en termen y bryerinsys seyth bledhen, rag fondya, po nertha eglos en Llanbedrog? Ma Fr. Jones o crejy endella. Certan, nag eus problem gen spellyans an dhew hanow, drefen boas <t> en cres ger ha <c> po <k> ort diwa ger en Kernowek o toas ‘d’ ha ‘g’ en Kembrek. Karen Jankulak wrüg scrifa bewscrif savonek The Medieval Cult of St Petroc’, (2001) bes nag üjy hei crejy boas kevren veth tredh Petrok ha Pedrog. Nag üjy an Tas Jones en Llanbedrog agria gens hei - na me naneyl!
Gerva:
als coast; oferyas priest; gylwis invited, summoned, called; oferen eucharist, mass; cres middle, centre; drefen because; wheffes sixth; morvorrow seaways; poos important, heavy, weighty; venja kens prefer; dewyethek bilingual; brossa bigger, > an brossa the biggest; dhallathas began; derivas to report, tell; me oya I knew; solabres already; güw spear; lies bledhen many years; warlergh~warlerth according to; pednsevyk prince; dascor to give up; managh monk; Wordhen Ireland; cadnas missionary, messenger; godhvedhys known; prierinses pilgrimage; adal dhe opposite, facing; nertha to strengthen; savonek standard; kevren link

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