|Subject:||Re: Portsch, Seago - Dutch and Wend - Slavic. Meanings?|
|Author:||Ivayla (Authenticated as Ivayla)|
|Date:||May 5, 2005 at 12:58:12 PM|
|Reply to:||Portsch, Seago - Dutch and Wend - Slavic. Meanings? by Bobby Darin|
The Wends is another name for Sorbs -- a Slavic tribe that inhabited the eastern part of modern-day Germany. The word wend, however, appears to be of anything but Slavic origin.
You might want to check out Wendel, and those articles:
Edited because I forgot to hyperlink Wendel. Oops :)
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This message was edited by the author on May 5, 2005 at 1:06:13 PM
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