Translation

waffle

Etymology

hogen: pastry

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(g)wia: weaving

Gerlyver Kernowek/Cornish Dictionary

Commentary

I am surprised that no one has come up with the Cornish word for waffle. So, I decided to give it the literal meaning of a “weaving-pastry.” This is rooted in waffle‘s meaning as a pastry, but also the “weaving” component may be an inspiration from the proto-Indo-European root for the word waffle, which means “to braid/weave.”

Sources

  • “Gerlyver Kernowek/Cornish Dictionary.” Akademi Kernowek.
  • Wikipedia
    • waffle

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