[Northkeep] Just a point on names
marccarlson20 at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 29 11:17:49 PDT 2010
> Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:04:51 -0500
> From: burgborrendohl at valornet.com
> To: northkeep at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Northkeep] Just a point on names
> OK, please, please do not take offense, but anything with 'hird'
> reminds me of cattle. And 'Efenhird' sounds like someone is not happy
> with the cattle :-) . (Perhaps the pronunciation is different than I'm
> reading it.)
No, that's pretty much how it's pronounced. As in "That Effin' herd from Ansteorra."
> My favorite is still Quivara, but I do agree with His Excellency that
> 'Arengan' is nice. I do not read Spanish, but would like to make sure
> the verb has no other negative connotations.
I'm with you on the Quivara thing - especially if it's pronounced as I think is
correctly - "ki-VAR-ah". We might even go with Quivaria, to slide a little from the
historical. But I think we're going not get this...
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