[Spellyans] au

Ken MacKinnon kenmackinnon at enterprise.net
Thu Jul 24 09:48:42 IST 2008


I had always thought (maybe simplistically) Oesterreich = eastern empire.

-an Ken ken

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From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
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> At 07:45 +0100 2008-07-24, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
>
>>Maybe because Austria is an anglicisation of Oesterreich from
>>Germnan Ost, ostern.  = east
>
> The English translation is "Eastric" or possibly "Eastreach". :-)
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