Friday, February 17, 2017

MISS9SSIPPI and MISSOURI

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____WEEK 6 PART C: WORDS___


Hi, in this assignment we will  examine how words are both persistant and misleading.

First, go to VINLAND and spend an imaginary summer as a Captain on a boat full of Norse rowers.

Then find your way to the INDEX.
Search for LENAPE LAND
ToC on LENAPE HISTORY, LENAPE LAND
ToC on LENAPE LEARNING (INDEX)

   TOC MEANING under LINGUISTICS.  Find the meaning of MISSISSIPPI and MISSOURi
“Mis” evolved from Old Norse “Mestr,” which means “Mighty.” “sippi” evolved from Old Norse “Sipi.” which means “flowing water.”  “Sip” and” Seeping” came from the same source.
So “Mississippi” means mighty flowing water.”
During the time the cousins discreetly left to separate through out the land, their first objective may have been to get to the Mississippi.  One way to get there, was to go west. then south to get to the Missouri.
The rowboat routes going south from Lake Winnipeg.
The way to the "Island in the Ocean" was to row out of the Christian Sea, then through Lake Winnipeg.   At the south end of Lake Winnipeg, travelers could go three ways.

The major highways south of Winnipeg appear to be built along the old canoe routes that were in existence before the Little Ice Age.

VINLAND may be a misleading paradigm.  

 explorers and writers are looking for "Wine grapes" they may not find (and haven't found) any place in North America that could be Vinland,  If Scandinavians use "wyn" every day to describe a fine, smooth place, they can see Vinland every day in the middle of the United States.

Surely the English knew Scandinavian words.

Did the English deliberately purge Scandinavian meanings and promote southern European meanings to make the Vinland Sagas appear bogus?






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