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Re: Anthroponymy (was Re: Re: Laadan)

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Monday, December 16, 2002, 21:14
On Monday 16 December 2002 9:01 pm, John Cowan wrote:
> Dirk Elzinga scripsit: > > >How about Grandvoets? There is Tolkienian precedent. > > > > Do you mean 'Proudfoot' (having to do with impressive feet), or > > 'Sackville-Baggins' (mixing languages in surnames)? > > I meant "Proudfoot", which now that I think about it is also > mixed-language. But alas Dutch doesn't mix its Romance and native morphemes > very easily.
hmmm.... /xrantfu:ts/? Has a ring to it, somehow...