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Re: Slezan

From:Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>
Date:Thursday, January 29, 2004, 20:50
--- Tristan McLeay <zsau@...> wrote:

> Anglian didn't become English. -an to -sh is a > sound change so bizarre I > don't think even I would try it! :)
Latin v. Germanic ending. The root's the thing!
> And anyway, we *do* have a different name. > Beowulf was written in 'Old > English'.
That's just an adjective describing a vauge age period.
> The 'Old' isn't just a modifier, it's > a part of the name.
In my opinion, it's a modifier. We _didn't_ get a proper name change like Latin > French.
> doesn't mean we propose that Beowulf is written > in the same language as it > is we speak today.
Yes! That's what I'm getting at: it's not the same language, but it has the same name. Padraic. ===== blaženi ništii duxom&#1100; &#283;ko t&#283;x&#1098; est&#1098; c&#283;sar&#1100;stvo nebes&#1100;skoe! -- Mt.5:3 -- Ill Bethisad -- <> Come visit The World! -- <> .