I agreee with another poster that Zadjar is most likely a mangled
version of Zdiar (Polish spelling Zdziar), a few miles northwest
of Spisska Bela, snuggled up close to the Polish border.
Slovak pronunciation of the town name is close to Zhdyar (zh like
the z in azure or the s in measure, y as in yellow - so "dy" is
like the way some people say the d in "due": dyoo).
Polish pronunciation is close to Zhjar (zh as above, j as in
From: greenestamps2003 [mailto:ugreene@...
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 7:52 PM
Subject: [S-R] ZADJAR
Well, with such a-m-a-z-i-n-g help forthcoming on "Obidza", can I
my luck and ask for help locating ZADJAR? Adamus KLIMEK was from
Obidza and married Victoria BLASCAK who was said to be born in or
from ZADJAR. Does anyone know the location of this town? I have
no luck locating it with MapQuest. Also, could someone suggest
pronounce ZADJAR phonetically? Is this a Hungarian, a Slovak or a
Polish name? The same suggestion would be appreciated for
Again, many thanks. Ursula