[Sca-cooks] Help with Translation - Freses
agora158 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 22:39:08 PDT 2008
It must be the Frisians then. Heinrich Frese is from a posterior age, 1700-
'But I can still help with the Swedish books if you still need some
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 5:47 AM, Terry Decker
<t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net>wrote:
> Colon or colone is an obscure 17th Century term for husbandman, which may
> also be what is meant.
> Frese is an alternative spelling to Frisian.
> What would you say to the possibility that Coloners might be the people
>> of and around Cologne?
>> Just throwing ideas around...
>> Sent from my iPod
>> On Sep 17, 2008, at 5:19 PM, euriol <euriol at ptd.net> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>> Some of you may be aware I'm working on a translation of an herbal, and
>>> came across a word I can't define. The herbal is "The Names of Herbes"
>>> William Turner. In the entry regarding wormwood it says (my translation)
>>> "the Freses call it wild rosemary". I cannot identify precisely exactly
>>> the "Freses" are. I have a guess that it might be the Frisians, but I
>>> not find anything conclusive with all the web searching I've done. There
>>> are some books that appear to be written in Swedish on google books that
>>> has "Freses" (capitalized) but I do not read Swedish so I can't translate
>>> them in context. Just to note that the Greek, Latin, German, French &
>>> English name for the wormwood is already identified in the entry for
>>> wormwood. It even has an entry for "Coloners" which I could confirm to
>>> "Colonists", but from which Colony is not stated.
>>> Any help would be appreciated,
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