Re: Celtic Jutland

From: tgpedersen@...
Message: 8347
Date: 2001-08-06

--- In cybalist@..., "Joseph S Crary" <pva@...> wrote:
> By the way the Dutch word schaduwen also appears similar to the
> of the Danish town of Skagen, which is dominates the Skaw landform.
> JS Crary

I just checked some dictionaries on Danish toponymics. They all
insist that Skagen is from Old Danish skaghi "spit of land", and that
Skagerrak is Dutch, further that Kattegat is from Dutch = "narrow
passage (even for a cat)".