From: Sergejus Tarasovas
> On Wed, 14 Feb 2001 16:45:54 -0000, "Sergejus Tarasovas"Constantine Porphyrogenetes' (Medieval Greek) form is ''Iggo:r (with unexpectedly long o) wich probably supports [Ng] pronunciation (but I'm not sure whether he had an orthographical device to render [gg]).
> <S.Tarasovas@...> wrote:
> >*Iggvars fits pefectly as well. I'm not sure about E Scandinavian
> >form, but if it cointains -n- (something like Ingv-) it should be
> >banned immediately - it had to yield Old Russian **E,gorI, Russ.
> >**JagorI - nonexistent forms.
> But in Gothic orthography, <gg> almost always stands for velar /N/ or
> Except that the exact pronunciation of the combination <ggw>, *iff*
> the result of Versch"arfung of *w(w), is controversial: /Ngw/ or