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Re: Ancient History.
On Fri, 3 Jul 1998, Raymond A. Brown wrote:
> Gaulish is considered to be close to Brittonic; indeed, many of Celtic
> tribes, e.g. Parisi(i), had branches on both sides of the Chanel. The last
> Celtic immigrants, the Belgae, had been in Britain only about 50 years
> before Caesar paid his summer visit here in 45 BC. So your Gaulish source
> should be helpful.
I suppose they would have to be similar, since there were so many 'Gauls'
emmigrating to Britain; and I suspect there was a goodly amount of trade
and travel previous to Roman times, as well. I just thought it would be
nice to have the 'right' source, rather than a 'close' source.
> But I'll see what else I can find.
Thanks much for looking. I'll look into my university's library; but I
don't think I've _ever_ been able to find anything on the British language
(let alone Cornish or Cumbric!).
> >Perhaps lindos for lyn?
> Hadn't thought of that. But then what about that awkward -e- between Llyw-
> and lyn?
Lindos was the best fit based on my Gaulish glossary! Nothing at all fit