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→‎Etymology of German Name: Links 'Old English' and 'Russian language'.
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==Etymology of German Name==
The evocative original German names for these structures - ''Strahlenkalk'' (= "radiating-chalk") and ''Strahlenkegel'' (= "radiating cone") - incorporate the word ''strahl'', "ray" / "beam" of ancient Indo-European provenance, cognate with [[Old English]] ''strael'', "arrow" and [[Russian language|Russian]] стрельцы (''strelbastreltsy''), "archeryarchers".<ref>Google translate: German to English, retrieved 10.30 on 22/7/20.</ref>
 
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