[Heralds] Correct formation of Old Norse Patronymics (S or SS)

Ryder, Brent BRYDER at compucom.com
Thu May 17 13:41:19 PDT 2001


Thanks for the info. I'll pass it on to the submitter

>I think where you were getting confused is in nominative >forms such as
Vigfuss that start out with "SS" as an
>ending.  Here the pattern is: nominative=igfuss,
>genitive=igfuss, patronymic=igfusson.

Nope, no confusion, pure guesswork based on too little info. This is why
I send names to this list. True answers with documentation is so much
better than my offhand guesses. I personally suck at names.


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