From: João Simões Lopes Filho
----- Original Message -----From: Piotr GasiorowskiSent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:25 AMSubject: Re: [tied]----- Original Message -----From: Dennis PoulterSent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 2:51 AMSubject: Re: [tied]It's usually assumed that *gauta- and *gut-o:n- contain the same root. The "Geats" (Geatas = Norse Gautar) of Beowulf were a Swedish people.Piotr
Also, could the Jutes have any connection with Goths? I only ask this on the
basis of the modern Swedish pronunciation of Goteborg, usually rendered
Gothenburg in English.