> > Skagerrak Dutch? Doesn't sound very Dutch to me? What is theBTW rak = "vaarwater" (approx. =? sea lane, navigable water) and
> etymology? Rak
> > near Skagen? and rak = vaarwater? (cf. rekken & Lat. regere,
> > Kattegat is not impossible, but so is its folk-etymological (if
> that is the
> > right term) derivation from Kwade Gat (if the Kattegat was was a
> > water?).
> > Marc