User talk:Froaringus

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Again, welcome! Ultimateria (talk) 12:02, 2 June 2017 (UTC)


Thanks for adding Galician descendants! Just a note, please remember that only a direct descendant should be given, not one descended from a derived form, so at misceo, we should list mexer but not remexer (which is from remisceo). Thanks! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 14:52, 6 June 2017 (UTC)


We treat Galician-Portuguese as a synonym of Old Portuguese. You can find a language name’s synonyms at the data module page, like Module:languages/datax (which recognises "Galician-Portuguese", "Galician Portuguese", "Medieval Galician" as synonyms of "Old Portuguese"). If a source says a word is from Galician-Portuguese, there’s no problem in using {{inh|gl|roa-opt}}. — Ungoliant (falai) 21:06, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Also on this topic, a quote from 1280 would belong in the corresponding Old Portuguese entry, wouldn't it? I ask because I'm actually not sure; I think we're a little inconsistent on this issue here. Ultimateria (talk) 08:53, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
Hi. Yes Galicia-Portuguese proper extends at least to 1300, but Galician-Portuguese was never an unified language, as it developed locally from Vulgar Latin in Galicia and N Portugal and from the beginning (Old) Galician and (Old) Portuguese are distinct varieties (and this distinction became so much more evident when Portuguese adopted the Occitan Spellings nh and lh). So, for example, a form as enxoyto in a Galician document of 1280, which can be categorized under the neutral Galician-Portuguese but maybe is not a direct ancestor of Portuguese enxuto, is essentially the same (and not an ancestor) of Modern Galician enxoito.--Froaringus (talk) 11:20, 21 June 2017 (UTC)