Plain an Gwarry (EN) / Plen an Gwari (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Elements: 

an

Meaning: 
the
Elements notes: 
Etymology: <plen> ‘arena’ + <an> ‘the’ + <gwari> ‘to play, act’
Historic forms: 
Pleyne an gwarrey 1583 (Gover, 1948) Plaine an Gwarry 1660 (Gover, 1948) Plananguerry 1706 (Gover, 1948) Plain an Guarry 1729 (tenement, in the manor of Perwinnick and Menagissey, held by Dorothy Karkeet)(CRO, AD388/12, 1729) Plengwarry 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Plain an Gwarry 1837 (Moir, 1967) Plainangwarry 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Plainangwarry, Reads Land, Redruth Tenement 1841 (CRO, TA/197, 1841, Bond 2009) Plain an guare 1856 (OS 1st Series. 1:63360. 1856. Sheet 31) Plainangwarry 1884 (part of Redruth town)(Symons, 1884); Plain-an-Gwarry 2015 (OS, 2015)