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    Vesalings drengurinn, þessi Adolf Hitler...

    Vesalings drengurinn, þessi Adolf Hitler Campbell. Gott væri ef barnaverndaryfirvöld gæfu honum nýtt og "mannúðlegra" nafn. Eða bara fjarlægðu "Hitler" úr nafninu.
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    Kakademona, you should probably read anew your...

    Kakademona, you should probably read anew your Old Norse grammar ;)

    1. Vowel change kǫttr - kattar - kettir:

    katt- is the stem, kǫttr has U-umlaut, kettir has I-umlaut.

    2. The difference...
  3. Important! Poll! The Faroese are certainly a distinct ethnic group...

    The Faroese are certainly a distinct ethnic group not to be confused with others. However, there's been an enormous Danish influence, many of them bear Danish or Danicised names, their colloquial...
  4. Thread: Verner's Law

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    I think you're absolutely wrong, if I've...

    I think you're absolutely wrong, if I've understood you correctly. F.ex. Greenlandic is one of the most sophisticated and difficult languages in the world (even compared to Sanskrit, which is another...
  5. Thread: Norse-Gaels

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    Aud the Deep-Minded, or Auðr djúpúðga...

    Aud the Deep-Minded, or Auðr djúpúðga Ketilsdóttir was Norse, as were her parents, Yngveldr Ketilsdóttir and Ketill flatnef. She spent part of her youth in Hebrides where she was converted to...
  6. Thread: Norse-Gaels

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    Well, I didn't use the word 'silly', it was you...

    Well, I didn't use the word 'silly', it was you who took it up ;)

    My objection was not directed at the fact that there was a mixed Norse-Gael group somewhere in Irish Sea. In fact it's not a big...
  7. Thread: Norse-Gaels

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    Why I don't like the term, as it is exposed in...

    Why I don't like the term, as it is exposed in the beginning of this topic, is because it makes believe there was a "creole" ethnic group which spread out from Irish Sea to Iceland. This is what I...
  8. Important!  Yes Hauke, you're right, I meant it that way, but...

    Yes Hauke, you're right, I meant it that way, but probably chose a wrong field (they aren't few!). Give me some time and I'll fill up my profile with more info :)
  9. Thread: Norse-Gaels

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    Norse-Gaels? This is a ridiculous term, I hear it...

    Norse-Gaels? This is a ridiculous term, I hear it for the first time. I think it's a bit exagerated.

    Of course, Norn hasn't been Orkney's only language ever, as the islands have been inhabited for...
  10. Important!  Hi all, this is an interesting forum for me as...

    Hi all, this is an interesting forum for me as I'm interested in Scandinavian cultural heritage.
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