[LMB] Louis Who?

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Mon Dec 6 18:42:14 GMT 2021


Isn't "Gawyn" a variant of "Gawain?"
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Gawyn is one of the characters in WOT, isn't  he. Dunno how you would say
it though. Not that Gawyn  and Gwynne are the same but the differences in
how you say them can't be that big.

On Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 10:56 AM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 2 Dec 2021 04:32:27 -0800, B Van Look <vanlook19 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >> Marion?
> >>
> >
> >Marion was the male version (which was also John Wayne's birth name and
> >nobody deadnamed HIM), whereas MariAn is the female version.
>
> I was aware of Wayne's birth name. :)
>
> I've know women (but no men) in the UK called by both variants, and also
> versions like Marianne.
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