Re: Albanian Toponyms -> showing that Albanians was in today Albani

From: altamix
Message: 37651
Date: 2005-05-06

--- In, "pielewe" <wrvermeer@...> wrote:
> Then "alex" <alxmoeller@...> wrote:

> > on this scenario, would you please be so kind and explain us how
> > a such population
> > living far away from Danube will have a native word for that
> > fluvium?
> >
> I feel that that is a very minor problem compared with all the
> problems the scenario solves, or at least addresses properly. Note
> that it is not really true that Romanian has a native name, it has
> native variety or extention of a name that is present in all
> surrounding Slavic languages.
> W.

if you will to explain the change "an" > "un" via Slavic, be my
guest. And if you consider that someone borrows the name of a river
but it "suffixes" it in an ununderstable way, be my guest too.
In how far this argument (which is a fact) is minor comparative with
your scenario ( which is a suposition) , we will see.