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[gothic-l] Re: Dwarf and other words

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  • got@yesbox.net
    nfulto-@oup.co.uk (neil fulton) wrote: original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/gothic-l/?start=1247 ... That was interesting! In Sw.dvärg dwarf , in
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      nfulto-@... (neil fulton) wrote:
      original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/gothic-l/?start=1247
      > > I wonder what Dwarf and it's plural would be in Gothic?
      >
      > Presumably *dwairgs, *dwairgos (it's just an ordinary masc.
      > noun: as far as I know, English is the only language where
      > phonetic developments make the plural form look odd).
      >
      > Neil

      That was interesting!
      In Sw.dvärg "dwarf", in plural "dvärgar"
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