Re: Viseu, Cava & s/j
- --- In gothic-l@y..., "Carlos Carvalho" <cdecarvalho@s...> wrote:
> There is another Viseu (Viseu de Sus/Viseu de Jos) in northern
> near the ucranian border, by a river of the same name.In fact, the Viseu of Romania is written with a "s" with cedilla
> Interesting to notice that romanian pronounciation would be Vijeu
> (confirmation please).
under it, that is pronounced like the English "sh", thus [Visheu]. In
Hungarian it is Visó, pronounced something like "Vishow"
(hungarian "s" = English "sh"). I don't know the origin of this name;
it could be Slavic, but a pre-Romanic origin is not to be excluded.