Re: Grimm shift as starting point of "Germanic"

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 54859
Date: 2008-03-08

On 2008-03-07 19:17, Rick McCallister wrote:

> Yes, but maybe the guy was a dork

Personal names of adjectival origin are not always complimentary. Cf.
Gk. Strábo:n from <strábos> 'squinting', ON Ill(h)ugi 'malicious,
ill-natured', Lat. Claudius from <claudus> 'lame', etc.

Even epithets given to kigs and heroes aren't always nice. Poor Harald