What is the etymology of ספרד?
It's from the Bible: Obadiah 1:20. It probably didn't mean "Spain" at the time.
See this Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepharad
That's why there is a term "Sephardic"! :)
Yes.. same excitement here !
And mizrah is east while Ashkenazi is Germanic
tzarfát o sfarád?