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Re: Translation help needed

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  • Imrich Petrov,M.D.
    ... AZ ALFÖLDÖN MINT = on the Hungarian Plains as ( -ön means on the ) Imrich
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 3, 2001
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      >>--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., Joe Armata <joe@g...> wrote:
      >> "Alfold" is the Great Plains region of Hungary. I don't know
      >> what the -an suffix would mean. That's about all I can contribute
      >> here.
      >>
      >> Joe Armata
      .......................................
      >If Kis-Alföld (Little Hungarian Plain in English) then + ön
      >[words in final syllable with rounded front vowels (ü,u",ö,o")
      >take rounded front (ö) alternate of the three-form Harmonic]
      >(no umlaut type letter ä in Hungarian, so not + än)
      >mint = like, as
      >az = the (if word begins with a vowel, 'az' is used instead of usual
      >'a')

      >az alföldön mint
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      AZ ALFÖLDÖN MINT = on the Hungarian Plains as

      ( -ön means "on the")
      Imrich
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