Re: "Yoon" "weird" xi ~ (was Re: Tasratal: sketch: connectives
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 30, 2001, 2:03|
Michael Poxon scripsit:
> A bit similar to
> "Welsh" (wealh) in Anglo-Saxon, meaning 'not one of our lot' - not
> necessarily Cymric, witness walnut = welsh (Italian) nut.
But not just anybody non-English: they have to be either British (P-Celtic)
or Italic speaking, pretty much. A Goth or a Norseman or an Irishman was not
a *wealh*, as JRRT points out in "English and Welsh".
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