Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] "JUG"
- Hi Mona - I believe in Hungarian "gy" is pronounced like an English "j".
>This is another name I am interested in finding out the origin. As
>with the name "Gyuk" I posted earlier...it is the same reason behind
>it. "Supposedly" my mothers maiden name was "Gyuk" but when she came
>to Canada she used the name "Jug". I am so curious to get the facts.
>Was it due to a translation problem? I don't know...I'm just
>at straws right now. Hoping someone can give me a lead.
- In Hungarian:
The letter j is pron. like y in the English word yes.
The letter ly is pron. like y in the English word yes.
Traditionally used in some words instead of letter j.
The letter gy is pron. like di in the English word medium