Re: [tied] Re: Celtic Jutland

From: Marc Verhaegen
Message: 8329
Date: 2001-08-05

>By the way the Dutch word schaduwen also appears similar to the name
>of the Danish town of Skagen, which is dominates the Skaw landform.
>JS Crary

What is the etymology of Skagerrak? Can danish Skaw be derived from
(medieval) Dutch schaduw? rather from something like old-saxon Skado?

If Kattegat comes from Dutch Kwade Gat (folk etymology?), it must date from
the Hanse times?