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18099Re: [S-R] tornoczki

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  • Sinbad Schwartz
    Aug 30, 2007
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      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Janet Kozlay" <kozlay@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Dear Julia,
      >
      >
      >
      > The names Tornoczki, Tornoczi, and Tornoci all mean "from Tornoc,"
      a village
      > in old Nyitra county in Hungary which Michael has identified for
      you.
      >
      > "cz" is an obsolete Hungarian letter which has now been replaced
      by "c" and
      > is pronounced "ts."
      >
      >
      With that clue (I was looking up cz in the archives and your message
      showed up) I checked the Slovak online phone book and found a couple
      Tornoci in Trnava and one in Dunajska Streda. Both towns are within a
      25 mile radius of Trnovec Nad Vahom.

      John M
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