7651Re: [sig] a million rus questions
- Jun 12, 2003
> example, the linguistic influence: There are 10 or fewer words ofWhat language did they speak? It wasn't Norse, but I'd be a bit hard pressed
> Scandinavian origin in the Russian language, while almost all Rurik dynasty
> princes in Kiev and other towns had Slavic names and spoke Russian.
to call it "Russian."
Also, where does your cite for 10 or fewer loan words from Scandinavia come
from? In what time period? From which countries?
Your point may be valid but you're exagerrating and playing fast and loose
with your factoids.
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