[ANSTHRLD] Constructed matronimic

Sara L Friedemann liana at ellipsis.cx
Thu Jul 10 10:27:38 PDT 2003

Quoth "Maridonna":
> > 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.
> >
> No, not as feminine names.  I'm sure those are masculine, but I was asking
> because the constructed name would be feminine.

In that case, I'm not sure these examples support the construction.

> > Do you have evidence for <Rose> as a French feminine or masculine
> > name?
> My mistake; not Rose, but Rosa found in an Academy unpublished article. I'm

Maridonna, can you email me privately - Which article?  By whom?


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