From: Rick McCallister
> But there are people whose name is NOT central:____________________________________________________________________________________
> Shawnee "southerners"
> Japanese "easterners"
> Choson (Korea) "morning calm" i.e. "the cool
> Maghreb al aqsa (Morocco) "the far west"
> Shariqah (Sharjah) "east"
> Norway "North Way"
> These examples fit in a situation where
> these people were involved in a more general culture
> where they received their name in reference
> to an outside source.
> I can see no reason why Arabs
> were involved in Egyptian culture.
> And therefore were named like that
> because they sided east to Egyptians
> It doesn't make sense.