Re: [tied] blacky, blakumen, germanic , slav --correction

From: alexmoeller@...
Message: 14066
Date: 2002-07-18

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Von: <alexmoeller@...>
An: <cybalist@yahoogroups.com>
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 18. Juli 2002 13:44
Betreff: [tied] blacky, blakumen, germanic , slav


> " A runic inscription from the eleventh century, found in the isle of
> Gothland, recalls the murder of the Scandinavian traveller Rothfos by
> 'Blakumen' as he was going to the Black Sea and Constantinople. The
> murder took place on the present day borderline between Galicia and
> Moldavia. "
>
> So, as we know, the lingvistic world affirms the word "black" is
comming
> from the german wallach where v>b in slavic mouth and with the
> methatesis of "l" we got "black".
> The question is, why did the Gothland people use "Blakumen"? Where
> blak=slavic and "men" = germanic.
> Can we assume the slavs did not get the word from the germanic people?
> And if so, then what then about wethymology of "blach" then?
>
> Best regards
>
> a. moeller
>
>
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