8840Re: [S-R] terms for family members
- Dec 5, 2003--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Armata, Joseph R. (JArmata)"
> So striko and strina would be uncle and aunt respectively on the
> father's side, while vuyko and vuyna would be the same on the
> mother's side.
I had no relatives on my father's side in America so althouh I heard
the term stryko used occasionally,I didn't associate it with paternal
uncles. I did have maternal aunts and uncles so ujko and tsetka were
the only terms I used frequently. These were the terms used by rusyn
villages in the Bardejov area.
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