ANSTHRLD - Fwd: Jeanne's name submission

Andrea Hicks maridonna at
Tue Jan 2 09:01:59 PST 2001

Kathri at wrote:
> In a message dated 1/2/2001 9:26:08 AM Central Standard Time,
> maridonna at 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
> 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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