RE : [sig] "Letnik"?
- The letnik is a summer garment, at least the Russian version. A fur-lined garment, the kortel, was for winter.
I always figured it was called a letnik because of the lovely wing-like sleeves. :)
Sofya la Rus
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>From : aldo[mailto:turanomar@...]
>Subject : RE : Re: [sig] "Letnik"?
>Why do you say letnik is from root let- fly? Why could it not be something
>worn in summertime?