Re: CHAT: OT CHAT: Asperger's syndrome
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 30, 2000, 8:36|
At 20:46 28/06/00 +0200, you wrote:
>> French masculine first name, Greek-Christian origin. :)
>Greek Christophoros = Christbearer, or something like that. PHOR- in phoros
>is a gradus apophonicus of the verb PHERO, to bring, Latin 'fero', English
Exactly! Christbearer is the correct translation. It was the man who
carried Jesus when this one was baptised by John the Baptist in the river
(don't remember which river :) ). At least that's what I've been told. Now
Saint Christophe is the protector of travelers.
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