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7392Re: [S-R] Re: Hungarian town location?

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  • John M,
    Jun 11, 2003
      At 10:12 PM 6/11/2003 -0500, you wrote:
      >Dean Vladimir: Thank you for the information about the book by Milan
      >Majtan. Where can I buy it? Bobbi Gale

      http://www.slovakimportcompany.com/processtype.asp?ProductID=175&ProcessType=1

      John M.


      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: Vladimir Bohinc
      >Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 3:23 PM
      >To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [S-R] Re: Hungarian town location?
      >
      >Dear Pat,
      >You must be careful.
      >The O I was talking about was hungarian.It means old.
      >Now, you talk about a slovak O; upper or lower case, no matter, it means
      >about.
      >Slovak places used to have hungarian names. Even those hungarian names
      >varied through time. This is giving a lot of headache to many searchers.
      >This is why I recommend to buy the book about those names.
      >Regards,
      >Vladimir
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "Pat Galovich" <bill-pat_galovich@...>
      >To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 8:04 PM
      >Subject: Re: [S-R] Re: Hungarian town location?
      >
      >
      > > Vladimir: I have been using an online English to Slovak translation
      >site - http://www.dcsoft.sk/mac/qdictsearch/index.phtml - in order to send
      >an email to
      > > a relative in Poprad. The explanation given for the English word "about"
      >is shown to be "o" (lower case). Am I interpreting this correctly? Does
      >the
      > > upper case "O" mean something different, ie. "old"?
      > >
      > > Thank you for your help.
      > > Regards,
      > > Pat
      > > _______________________
      > >
      > > Vladimir Bohinc wrote:
      > >
      > > > Dear Andrea,
      > > > You will not believe me, but "O" means Old!!
      > > > This O has an accent on it.
      > > > Ofalu is Old Village.
      > > > Stara Tura for example is O-Tura.
      > > > O falu is also Spisska Stara ves. There are several villages with this
      >name.
      > > > I would strongly suggest everyone, that has a kind of continuous
      >interest
      > > > in slovak genealogy, to finally purchase a book called ;"Nazvy obcy
      > > > slovenskej republiky" from Milan Majtan. This and a good map are
      > > > prerequisites for a genealogy freak. You can order that with Dan Kisha.
      > > > You will learn a whole lot about the historical development of the place
      > > > names. No excuses for not having it are valid.
      > > > And, you don't have to know slovak either.
      > > > Vladimir Bohinc
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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