Posted By: geoffhargreaves Suffix -el to -le - 12/15/20 04:33 PM
Can anyone suggest why and when the Anglo-Saxon suffix -el was changed to -le, but keeping the same pronunciation? E.g. "riddel" in A-S became "riddle".
Posted By: LukeJavan8 Re: Suffix -el to -le - 12/15/20 05:49 PM
Posted By: A C Bowden Re: Suffix -el to -le - 12/23/20 03:41 AM
I suspect that the spelling change was due to some change in pronunciation.
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