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Re: [S-R] Help with pronunciation: OFCE endings

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  • htcstech
    FYI: Ladislav: The surname and christian names were sounded out phonetically by a Turkish scholar into into Magyar and Slovak equivalents, depending on the
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 28, 2012
      FYI: Ladislav:
      The surname and christian names were sounded out phonetically by a Turkish
      scholar into into Magyar and Slovak equivalents, depending on the ethnicity
      of the name. The original Arabic script was written in 1664.

      Peter M.

      On 28 June 2012 23:14, Ladislav Rosival <lacoros@...> wrote:

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      > I never heard of Istok as a given name - it is more a surname.
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      > On the hungarian wikipedia i found a page about hungariam diminutive
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      > http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magyar_keresztnevek_bec
      > <http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magyar_keresztnevek_bec%c3%a9z%c3%a9se> ézése
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      > - Istok is an old diminutive of István.
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      > Ladislav
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      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com]
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      > Behalf Of htcstech
      > Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:21 AM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [S-R] Help with pronunciation: OFCE endings
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      > Hello All,
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      > I've run across some town/village names ending in 'ofce' eg: Hosztofce,
      > Vidkofce, Apatofce, Ostrokofce and many others.
      > Is the 'c' a hard sound like a 'k' - so Apatofce = Apatovke?
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      > Also, I've seen a new christian name = ISTOK a few times. Is this a version
      > of Istvan
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      > The town names are circa 1660 but I believe they have been transliterated
      > from Ottoman Turkish - ie Hungarian~Slovak to Turkish back to
      > Hungarian-Slovak.
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      > Thanks Peter M.
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