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Word list in the Files
Hails, I have a question. Of whom is the word list in the files and is it for free use? Since in our association we try to create new words to make gothic more...
Jun 27, 2011
Hails, ik im Kevin Behrens jah qima fram Germany. I'm living in Bremen at the moment and I am studying language sciences. My motherlanguages are german and low...
Jun 25, 2011
New results on the Goths underway
A new book meant as a continuation of the old Studia Gothica edited in the 1970's by Ulf Erik Hagberg might be ready in a year with the lectures of the great...
Jun 24, 2011
Just pondered about this and thought, why not make a similar abreviation as the established international sms? Since the meaning of SMS is short message...
Jun 12, 2011
Gothic, Yiddish and High German
Hi all, I am curious if anyone knows anything about the Yiddish language and its possible ties to Gothic. While the conventional model of the origins of...
May 28, 2011
Good afternoon, I was wondering if the group could help me with the Gothic word "athni"
. From what I have gathered, this word means "year" but I am wondering...
May 27, 2011
How many words does Gothic have?
For old languages there are often given very exact numbers....
May 21, 2011
New ways of discussion.
This might be controversial but I want to ask the members of this list if it could be a good idea to think about a new way of discussions. We are now 630...
May 20, 2011
Some Translation Help
Greetings all, I've been reading this group for a week or two now and finally thought I'd join! I've always liked history and ever since reading Ammianus...
May 19, 2011
Wulfila 1700 years
Look up everybody! In june Wulfila is 1700 years old and his birthday is celebrated with a big international symposium in Uppsala, Sweden. I hope to meet you...
May 18, 2011
Gutrazda ana Youtube
Ik fanth thana guman ana Youtube. Habaith qiwasahtins (videos) mith laiseinim in gutrazdai. Wait ainhun jabai Benjamin gamainja ist this jainis mathlis??? ...
May 13, 2011
gift grants via myself for serious to help two colleges, history of
Hello, I have been pleased to receive a group of gifted grants to me to make available to others also to help two higher education schools remain open, which...
Apr 30, 2011
This is really off topic, but is he still around? I have tried contacting him through the old website where i ordered his CD, but haven't been able to get in...
Apr 28, 2011
Amali and Balti
Has there been any work to figure out what these names are in Gothic? And how they are declined, what declension of noun they are, etc.?...
Apr 28, 2011
Tanaquisl, Valhalla and Valaskijalf in Dacia
Tanaquisl.Since this toponimic contains the root "quisl"
-split, or confluence for rivers, in the frame of my "historical Odin as king Duras of Dacia(87 AD)"...
Apr 28, 2011
New publications Monetary history, coin finds
Dear colleagues The last Moneta (<http://
moneta.be) publications are available Mainly books on monetary history, coin finds, hoards (Western,...
Apr 26, 2011
Re: [gothic-l] Glad Pňsk!
I think we should be careful about drawing conclusions concerning the distribution "pask" for Easter. Is this word not likely to be from Greek "pascha"
Apr 24, 2011
Glad Pňsk or happy Paska! Maybe it is thinkworth that Swedish and the other Scandinavian languages use the closest cognate to Gothic paska. It shows still a...
Apr 24, 2011
Goda Austaradul■ allaim!
Hello and Happy Easter to everyone. What I know there are two words suited for 'Easter
39; in gothic: dul■s and paska. The first meaning party/festival and the...
Apr 23, 2011
There is/Is there...?
Is this phrase attested in Gothic? Perfect example: "Is there a phrase denoting the existence of something?" The German equivalent is "Es gibt/Gibt es...?"...
Apr 23, 2011
Hi all, My name is Jeff and I'm a new guy here. I am a member of a Byzantine studies group where I portray an Ostrogoth (Baduila). I'm interested in learning...
Apr 20, 2011
Another random word.
What do you linguists think? Should "welcome" in Gothic be something like wailaqiman or wiljaquiman? Going from this etymology of the word "welcome:
" Origin: ...
Apr 11, 2011
Word help if possible
Good afternoon, I was wondering if anyone here might be able to help me break apart a word in Gothic from the Gospel of Luke 2:5 inkil■on = adjective; dative...
Apr 10, 2011
Is there a word 'hirjan
39; (or smth like that) meaning to come here? What I suppose the attested forms are imperative. Hiri! and/or Hirjats! = Come here! A...
Apr 7, 2011
Large numbers in gothic
Hi. Does anyone know how large numbers were represented in Gothic? With the alphabet, you get up to 999. The greek added a sign before the number to show...
Mar 30, 2011
Greetings. I am working on a novel about Alaric. In my research, I read in one place that Alaric may not have been his name, but that Alaric was a distortion...
Jan 28, 2011
Re: [gothic-l] Auhjodjus ├×ahainais
Hailai allai. I regret that I do not know the author's name, but The Sound of Silence, as he has translated it into Gothic, looks good to me. However, I have...
Jan 3, 2011
Hello all, Does anyone know the origin of the word "flamingo"
; ? What I have read is: "from Port. flamengo, Sp. flamengo, lit. "flame-
colored" > from Prov....
Dec 31, 2010
So I wrote this maaaaany months ago, and never shared it because... Well I got sidetracked. Hopefully some of you recognize this song: Sounds of Silence by...
Dec 25, 2010
I wish to all true Gudones God Jul Gute Weinachten Good Yule Bon Noel Feliz Navidad and A Happy New Year until the next winter solstice. May the high gods be...
Dec 24, 2010
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