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Alani: see SarmatiaSarmatia
, ancient district between the Vistula River and the Caspian Sea, gradually conquered and occupied by the Sarmatians [Lat. Sarmatae] or Sauromatians (a term used by Herodotus and now used by archaeologists for early Sarmatians) from the 6th cent. B.C.
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9 is a list of etymological studies on the Alanian
and other Middle Iranian loanwords in Hungarian.
translation back and forth between barbarous grammar and perverse sexual couplings - one of the mainstays of fabliau literature as Alexandre Leupin and Howard Bloch have shown - make the knight's substitution of the linguistically anal for the linguistically vaginal hint at deeply disoriented sexuality, at least from a theologically orthodox view.
Turkic-speaking peoples and others reached the areas of the Kingdom of Hungary in several waves: the Pechenegs (besenyak) (10th-11th centuries), the Cumanians (kunok), and the Alanians
(jaszok) (13th century).