From: Richard Wordingham
> --- In email@example.com, "Richard WordinghamDanish
> <richard.wordingham@...>" <richard.wordingham@...> wrote:
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...>"
> > <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> > > > 3.1. Language Diversity:
> > > >
> > > > Can we count Dutch, Frisian, Low German, High German and
> > asI
> > > > _five_ languages?
> > > >
> > > > Richard.
> > >
> > > Now it's my turn to nit-pick: What is Danish doing in that
> > >
> > > Torsten
> > The correct answer would be that it's absorbed Jutish. However,
> > suspect that it's included because it's easier to explain itsstill
> > inclusion on geographical grounds - sea as a divider - than to
> > explain the division of the Germanic languages. In either case,
> > Jutland that matters in this context, which is the spread of
> > to Britain.
> > Richard.
> Erh? Which absorbed what and what did it become? ;-)
> I suppose one could argue that the language of the Jutes must have
> been a West Germanic language, and that would mean that Jutish
> is West Germanic. What is this absorption process you mention, andI'm going on what I'm sure is your account. The Germanic dialect
> what does it do to the classification of the resulting language?