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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 It's just a French first name (a bit outdated).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. -Mark


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Ian Spackman <ianspackman@...>Simple translation exercise?