[ANSTHRLD] Constructed matronimic

Sara L Friedemann liana at ellipsis.cx
Thu Jul 10 07:56:27 PDT 2003

Quoth "Maridonna":
> French. Dauzat lists <Noirjean> and <Noirclaude> and then constructed

As feminine names?  Wow.  I'm surprised, as the feminine of <Jean>
was usually <Jeanne> and while <Claude> was used as a feminine name,
it was more commonly a masculine name.

> <Noir(r)ose>.  

Do you have evidence for <Rose> as a French feminine or masculine


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