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Re: Nimrina phonology

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 22, 2006, 15:17

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 19:58:37 -0500, Herman Miller wrote:

> Well, I may have misinterpreted Jörg's post in the other thread. I > thought he was saying the pre-Germanic population (which the huldror / > huldre(r) are theorized to be memories of) may also have been behind the > legends of Atlantis. But it's possible he meant that his "Elves" may > have been the original Atlanteans.
Yes, I meant the latter. The "Elves" were the Atlanteans. But it is very well possible that the pre-Germanic population was linguistically and genetically related to the "Elves". We don't know. But the pre-Germanic people, like the "Elves", were *humans* and not any kind of fox-tailed furries :) ... brought to you by the Weeping Elf