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Re: [S-R] Gravestone Inscriptions

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  • John Venham
    otec= father matka=mother o.i.p.= rest in peace ... __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Get personalized email addresses from
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 7, 2001
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      otec= father
      matka=mother

      o.i.p.= rest in peace


      --- tskvarenina@... wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > Went visiting to a cemetery near Chicago where my
      > grandparents are
      > buried and was fortunate enough to also find my
      > grandmother's parents
      > buried nearby.
      >
      > Many of the tombstones, including my great grand
      > parents, were
      > inscribed in Slovak (I think). Can someone
      > translate the following
      > for me:
      >
      > otec (I'm guessing this means father or
      > husband?)
      > matka (mother or wife?)
      >
      > odpocivajte v pakoji
      >
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Tim
      >
      >


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