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Subject: Re: Freawaru
Author: Miranda   (Authenticated as Randee15)
Date: February 18, 2006 at 1:53:36 PM
Reply to: Freawaru by Elfstone
Hm, I'm going to say it's was a combo of Old English freo/friĆ° "freeborn" and Germanic war "guard". (Such language meldings were rather uncommon, but certainly not unheard of.)

I'm not entirely certain of these elements, but I think the above's a good educated guess.

Incidentally, Hrothgar's just a form of Roger.


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