11071Re: Polish Names
- Jun 12, 2006--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Rosie" <Rosie_0801@...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm hoping someone here has the right kind of thinking cap for this
> job :)
> I'm trying to make an SCA name, and I wanted "Nawojka" but there
> only two mildly reasonable references online, and our heralddoesn't
> The first one is a reference to a 15th century noblewoman, Nawojka
> The second is the "Prayerbook of Nawojka" from
> As a budding historian I grimace that I must rely on such sources,
> but I still think it is a bit harsh to say these two mentions are
> good at all. I would prefer something more watertight myself, ofbeen
> course, but they both refer to the same century...
> While Jadwiga is a perfectly reasonable name, there had to have
> Polish women out there called something else; and I don't reallylol....so is your herald polish native speaker? if not tell him to
> feel like a Jadwiga.
> I shall be most grateful if anyone can help!
> Rosie (who feels a little bit Nawojka-ish)
drop me a line...;-)))
btw - Nawojka , according to Alojzy Kalixt Kozlowski is a slavic
equivalent of scandinavian name Jadwiga....so there you go...
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