The sounds R and L were often confused in the Middle Ages

We shall give some direct evidence of the fact that the sounds "R" and "L" were often subject to flexion. Amsterdam, among others, is a city whose name was affected by such instability and was called AmsteR-dam, AmsteLdam, Amstelodami, etc. ([35], page XLI). We should mention another interesting fact here. Fig. 1.34 shows the title page of a book on navigation published in Amsterdam in 1625. The name of the city is already given as Amsterdam, the way it

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