Alans

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Alans

[ˈælənz] NPLalanos mpl
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Finally he mentions that Alanian initial /f/ was retained in Hungarian in "*pati-da- > *fida- [right arrow] EAH [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] > *fizet- 'to pay' " [no asterisk needed on fizet-].
their Ruthenian, Hungarian and Alanian slaves, of whom there is a very large number among them, band themselves together in groups of twenty or thirty and run away by night and they have bows and arrows, and whomsoever they come across by night they kill.
6) Assimilating Alanian thought to vernacular literature, Jean de Meun, in his continuation of the Roman de la Rose, saw the penis as a kind of stylus naturae to be directed toward procreative sexuality and not displaced by the fetishized (and sterile) love language of the sort favored by Guillaume de Lorris.