Chronology of the breakup of Common Romance [long]

Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Fri Aug 20 17:53:35 UTC 1999

>The original meaning of 'walh' has of course disappeared from Czech and
>Polish (as it has for example from Swedish) with national names taking its
>place, so that the Balkan form referring to "Vlachs" is all that remains.


	There's Polish wLochy "Italian", also [I've been told] "hairy"
which definitely looks related to the term

Rick Mc Callister
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus MS 39701

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