- I remembered my grandmother used to say (phonetically), "szjuck a
malinka" - You little devil. Can anyone determine which
country/language that is? My Polish friend was puzzled by it.
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Frank" <frankur@a...> wrote:
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "ragamuffinsmom"
> <ragamuffinsmom@y...> wrote:
> > To the following I reply.
> > My grandmother says, Halupki (pigs in a blanket). I had
> > friend growing up that said, Galumpki. And a Polish friend here
> > work says, Galompi. It looks to me (from the info below) that
> > Halupki would be Ukranian. So, it would appear my
> > would NOT be Polish, but Ukranian.
> > Ukrainian has a H sound/letter, but no hard G.
> > >
> > > Russian has no H sound/letter, but a hard G.
> Wish we could determine a surname's ethnicity by what its name
> My GF spoke 5 languages and cooked several ethnic styles in
> to Slovak and Magyar.
> He had served as a cook in the Hungarian cavalry.
> These are a common Eastern European dish, called halupki in Slovak,
> gol~ambki (gowompkee) in Polish, and also known as stuffed cabbage
> Ukrainian cabbage rolls are called golubtsi.
> But that is its name transliterated to the Latin alphabet from
> the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet.
> Frank K