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CHAT National toponyms

From:PMVA <pmva@...>
Date:Thursday, September 16, 2004, 17:46
Ray Brown ta nugatu-r:

>> It's strange how names of countries are formed. Sometimes, the place name >> adopted for the country may have been used for the whole area of that >> country (Australia), sometimes only for a part (England, Holland). However
> Holland I understand. But England? I was born here and have lived in > England nearly two thirds of my 65+ years (the other third I lived in > Wales). But what is this part of England from which England is named?
From _Engel lond_ and not, for example, from _Myrce_ or _Seaxan lond_. -- /\ P. M. Arktayg pmva[na] /\ \/ "rubba s.idqin ka:na ?akd_aba min kid_bin" \/ \/\/ 'często prawda jest bardziej kłamliwa niż kłamstwo' \/\/


Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>