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Re: R: Re: "Roumant", or maybe Narbonósc.Part VII

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 3, 2001, 8:39
>"s'appeler" should be from 'se appellare', being appellare a compund >ad+pello which meant 'to call'. In Italian the verb appellare (used in the >reflexive:-arsi) means also 'to plead'. In French it has developped >another >meaning.
I'm not sure how it went in Spanish, but it looks like it went to "apellidarse" in Spanish, which means "to have for a last name". I'm not sure if "apelar" (appeal) comes from "se appellare" or not.