Re: Warrior Class
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Valulfr_Vaerulsson@... wrote:
> Hail Rutgur and Ingemar,
> There is also the 'drauhtin' or 'war-lord'. I'm not sure what
> function was on the battle field, but I do that the word came downinto Old
> Norse as 'drótt' meaning the 'warrior-band', and 'dróttinn' as war-lord, and
> eventually as 'Lord'or'God' in a Christian sense.It didn't "come down", strictly spoken. It was inherited both by ON
and Gothic from PGrm. The Gothic form (*drauhtins, that is) is not
- --- In email@example.com, "llama_nom" <600cell@...> wrote:
> Are you familiar with the cartoon Ren and Stimpy? This reminds me
> the episode of that where they're space-travellers and Stimpy isis
> granted a wish, so he wishes they could go to "a place where there
> no sadness and the sun always shines"--which the wish-grantingentity
> promptly fulfills by sending them hurtling into the heart of thesun!
That was Huitzilopochtli, for sure!
> Now, the real challenge will be translating the hymn to the 400Awi auje wai waje...
> Rabbits, tôtôchtin, of Drunkanness, which begins:
> Yyaha, yya yya, yya ayya, ayya ouiya, ayya yya, ayya yya, yyauiyya,
> ayya ayya, yya ayya, yya yya yye.
> "Wai! Wai! etc."