I doubt they are related. Lleuddun is generally though to be derived from
the Brittonic place name Lugudunon "Lugus-fortress", via a Neo-Brittonic
If Irish Luguaedon- was borrowed early on, I would imagine that it would
have given us medieval Welsh *Llywaeddon or, if borrowed before the
diphthong -ai- became -oi-, *Llywoeddon.
- Chris Gwinn
On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 3:18 AM, Thurston Shaylor <
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> Is the ogam name LUGUAEDON, LUGADDON a safe cognate of the Welsh name
> Lleuddun (eg Lleuddun Lluyddawg) or do they just look similar?
> I assume LUGUAEDON is essentially the same as Áedlug, Aodhlugh, Aolú?
> Many thanks