Re: [tied] Re: Albanian Toponyms -> showing that Albanians was in t

From: alex
Message: 37681
Date: 2005-05-06

Piotr Gasiorowski wrote:
> altamix wrote:
>> I do not denny it Piotr. It can be an posible Germaniy *do:nawj could
>> give a regular Slavic "dunaj-". The difference is that we have a
>> regular "on" which gives "un" in Romanian and none dennyes it.
> Ah, and where did the /o/ come from?

from the same source it cames in "o" in Morisos from an older "Marisos ,
source which cannot be Slavic.

> Too many formal problems with all these strange reshapings. Anyway, as
> George has pointed out, this reconstruction leaves a lot to be
> desired. The ancient name for the lower Danube was Istros anyway, and
> all the modern names seem to go back to Celtic (with Germanic as the
> intermediary).

You point to a word which I intended long time to verify. I mean to have
read the name Istros to be Greek and not Thracian. I just want to
profite by this discussion now to ask if someone has the posibility to
verify the name of Istros and what the ancient Greek sources meant

>> Apparently this will explain the Slavic word without the need of some
>> ominous germanic stories.
> Check the meaning of "ominous" in a dictionary, Alex.
> Piotr

I used the German meaning of "bedenklich" :-> omin�s= "bedenklich" sorry
if caused inconveniences.


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