Pentewan (EN) / Bentewyn (KW)

Type: 
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Notes: 
The 1302 historical spelling Bensewen clearly demonstrates medial assibilation of <t> to <s>. The panel decided to leave the letter as <t>, but it is debatable.
Elements: 

ben

Meaning: 
foot

tewyn

Meaning: 
glittering, sparkling
Elements notes: 
<ben> 'foot' + <tewyn> 'glittering' - river name
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