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Subject: Re: COURIC and GARAGIORA's origin and meaning
Author: thegriffon   (Authenticated as thegriffon)
Date: January 19, 2018 at 11:46:44 PM
Reply to: Re: COURIC and GARAGIORA's origin and meaning by Jim Young
In my experience North Italian words and names (Gallo-Italic or the Gallo-Italic versions of Germanic names) with "G" are altered in spelling and pronunciation to "C" outside Gallic Italy (the former Cisalpine Gaul). Thus Daghipert becomes Tachipert etc.. As far as I know it doesn't happen the other way around, as North Itatians have no problem with the southern Italian c or ch, so Caracciolo would have to be a southern form of Garagiola, ruling out an origin from "Caro".
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