OT: Julius etc. (was Re: USAGE: syllables)
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 13, 2003, 15:40|
On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 01:03:19AM +1000, Tristan wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-06-14 at 00:39, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> > "Jules" [Zyl]. It's just a French first name (a bit outdated). I think it
> > is the direct descendant of the Latin name IVLIVS.
> 'Jules' /dZu:lz/ (or your local rendition thereof) remains a common
> nickname for Julian in English, however.
For "Julie" as well, which besides being a nickname for Julius, Julian,
Julianne, Julia, etc., is sometimes a full name in its own right.
I think "Julie" is what they call Caesar in the English Asterix, btw.