Re: [tied] Geats

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 8256
Date: 2001-08-02

--- In cybalist@..., Håkan Lindgren <h5@...> wrote:

> And anyway, how do we know if the Götar were related to the Geatas
or the Goths (or maybe the Goats)? Maybe these tribes were only
related to each other etymologically, using more or less the same

The Götar ARE the Gautar (Geats) in the modern pronunciation: Old
Norse au > Swedish ö.