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

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 37683
Date: 2005-05-06

pielewe wrote:

> It is important to realize that Gothic was just about the most widely
> used language in the multilingual Hunnic state. We would not know
> this but for Priscus, to whose account of his visit to Attila's court
> I referred to just now in another posting (the translation is by J.B.
> Bury): ...

Little wonder, given that Attila is known to all by his Gothic nickname,
and the only "Hunnish" word we know (also thanks to Priscus) is most
likely Gothic as well.