> 19-04-2004 10:32, tgpedersen wrote:is a
> > The word "exotic" does not appear in any of the versions of Occam
> > I've seen. You're just restating the your faith in your way of
> > seeing it.
> By "exotic" I mean extra-Germanic. Since *sigiz- (Sigi(s)-, Seges-)
> Germanic element and it often occurs in traditional Germanicpersonal
> names, any name of a person from a Germanic tribe in which *sigiz-can
> be identified should be considered Germanic unless demonstrated tobe
> something else. That's consistent with the methodological principleof
> parsimony.The question under discussion was whether the Cherusci were Germanic.