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Re: [gothic-l] Re: four points of the compass

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  • Manie Lombard
    Thanx Just like German Abendland and Morgenland . ... From: llama_nom To: Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2005
    Message 1 of 5 , May 29, 2005
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      Thanx

      Just like German "Abendland" and "Morgenland".


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "llama_nom" <600cell@...>
      To: <gothic-l@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2005 4:24 PM
      Subject: [gothic-l] Re: four points of the compass


      > --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "Manie Lombard" <manielombard@c...>
      > wrote:
      >> Thanx Llama Nom
      >>
      >> I will use this information for my list and posted it as soon as I
      > am
      >> finished with it!!!
      >
      >
      > Oh, and lest we forget the obvious, there are actually words
      > attested for East and West / orient & occident, as nouns:
      >
      > URRUNS "rising, east, drain/toilet", masculine; the -s is is part of
      > the root. With meaning "rising, east" = Gk. ANATOLH (pluralis
      > tantum, plural-with-singular-meaning, ANATOLAI). Koebler suggests
      > an i-stem, perhaps by analogy with the feminine 'urruns' (urruns-
      > ) "exodus, going out, departure"; GARUNS "street, market,
      > concourse"; or with the masc. RUNS (run-) "flow, course, run" = OE
      > ryne.
      >
      > And SAGQ(S) "sinking/setting, west" = Gk. DUSMAI (pluralis tantum).
      > Only attested dat.sg., so possibly either masc. or neut., but Wright
      > and Koebler both list as masc., a-stem acc. Koebler. See Mt 8,11
      > fram urrunsa jah saggqa "from east and west" (the Gothic words are
      > both dat.dg. here translating Gk. gen.pl. anatolwn, dusmwn).
      >
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