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RE : [sig] "Letnik"?

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  • L.M. Kies
    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
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 15, 2005
      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

      >------- Original Message -------
      >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?
      >Aldo
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