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--- On Wed, 4/24/13, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
True, but is "Cam-" really a morpheme? Or is it one of those weird things
like the "cran-" of "cranberry"?
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Just to throw my spaniard into the works, why are the inhabitants of Cambridge (Engl. and Massachusetts) called "Cantabrigians"???? (Ancient history, I know....IIRC also, -bri(c,g)a is a Celtic word-- does it mean "bridge"? It crops up in Spanish place names too.)