[Spellyans] Ballroom dancing

njawilliams njawilliams at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 18:04:58 IST 2012


Stevel isn't attested outside one occurrence in OCV. It means dining room. 

Nicholas

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On 2012 Gwn 28, at 13:16, Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> wrote:

> On 28 Sep 2012, at 11:40, Jon Mills wrote:
> 
>> I agree 'that stevel' may not be the best choice. However there is a semantic distinction between a 'dance' and a 'ball'. A 'ball' is a type of dance event.
> 
> They may not be distinct in every language.
> 
>> There is also a distinction between 'ballroom' and 'dance hall'. 'Ballroom dancing' entails dances such as the waltz, the foxtrot, the tango and precludes hornpipes, reels, and breakdancing. More suggestions, please.
> 
> Daunsva. (< W.)
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