2577Re: [Czechlist] cock-ups and ova's
- Oct 2, 2000In a message dated 10/2/00 10:41:48 AM, michalginter@... writes:
>We should drop the whole "ova" thing in Czech. As my littleSo, what does the average Czech do with names like Judy and Jennifer, let
>act of defiance, I never add "ova" to names of non-Czech women; I
>decline the first name and leave the surname as it is. I don't care
>what the books say. I've been very consistent both in written
>translations and in interpreting (including CT, Nova and Prima) and
>nobody has complained yet. What do you guys think?
alone Megan and some others that can sound masculine to Slavs without any
-ová on the end of the surname. Of course, they can figure it out from verb
endings, etc., but there can be some situations where they can't tell.
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