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De Germaniis (was Re: Roumania...)

From:Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 0:08
"P. M. ARKTAYG" wrote:

> but 'German' > Old & Mod.Rom. neamt, (noun) - nemt,esc (adj.) > Latin germanus (noun + adj.) > Polish Niemiec (noun) - niemiecki (adj.)
So... did *anyone* take up the name of the Teutones as the name, besides the Germans themselves? It seems almost everyone else adopted the name from the Germani or the Alemanni (and where does this <neamt,> come from?). ======================================================= Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." There's nothing particularly wrong with the proletariat. It's the hamburgers of the proletariat that I have a problem with. - Alfred Wallace ========================================================