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  • Phoenix Benikowsky
    Thanks for your help folks. Much appreciated, Phoenix ________________________________ From: William C. Wormuth To:
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      Thanks for your help folks. Much appreciated, Phoenix




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      From: William C. Wormuth <senzus@...>
      To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wed, December 2, 2009 4:59:53 PM
      Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Town Names

       
      Lubos~

      Great minds often run in the same Channel!

      Vili

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      From: Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@yahoo. com>
      To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      Sent: Tue, December 1, 2009 9:04:51 PM
      Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Town Names

      Liptovský means "of Liptov". Liptov is a region in northern Slovakia, http://en.wikipedia .org/wiki/ Liptov. Mikuláš is Slovak for Nicolas. So, Liptovský Mikuláš means "Liptov Nicolas" or "Nicolas from Liptov". I hope this helps!

      -- Lubos Brieda --
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      From: phoenixbenikowsky <phoenixbenikowsky@ yahoo.com>
      To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      Sent: Tue, December 1, 2009 9:00:18 PM
      Subject: [Slovak-World] Town Names

      Can anyone tell me what Liptovsky means and why do a number of towns have this as part of their name? Also, I have been assuming that to say one is from Lipto is to say one is from Liptovsky Mikulas, am I on the right track about this? My Grandmother' s family name was Benikovsky and they were from Liptovsky , is there any relationship between the ovsky ending in the town's name and the family name? Thanks for any help you can offer. Phoenix

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