Things That Dawned on You Belatedly

Pacifica

grammaticissima
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Lol.
 

Issacus Divus

H₃rḗǵs h₁n̥dʰéri diwsú
That Attila the Hun's name is from the Gothic atta, "father", cognate to the Hittite attas, with a diminutive suffix. And thus it is not his actual name, but an exonym.
 

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Civis Illustris
That name will always remind me of that museum guide who pronounced it as "Pater Culus".
 
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