ANSTHRLD - Fwd: Jeanne's name submission
maridonna at worldnet.att.net
Tue Jan 2 09:01:59 PST 2001
Kathri at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 1/2/2001 9:26:08 AM Central Standard Time,
> maridonna at worldnet.att.net writes:
> > I'm probably waaaaaay off base here but the feminine name that I read in
> > that entry is <Seburga>. To me it seems that <Sibri>, etc. are by-names,
> > but I, a herald of four years do *not* want say that Talan, an expert,
> > is wrong.
> You're both right; what Talan actually says in his article is that Sibri is a
> _metronymic_ byname, so there is some feminine name it is built from. The
> asterisk by "Sibri" at
> http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/talan/reaney/reaney.cgi?Seburg means that
> "Sibri" may be a genitive form, or a nominative used as an unmarked genitive.
> Given that Talan is pickier than most of the CoA, I'd say it's worth trying.
Okay! Thanks Kathri.
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