Re: [sig] Russian / English name
- At 04:27 PM 3/30/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Greetings to the onomasochists of the list!Hi! (this is Paul using Yana's account)
>How much contact was there between period Russia and England? WasYes.
>there 'significant' contact such that I can make a case for a mixed
>"Lin" I can convert to an English surname to match the locative,Kira is a Greek name so you can do it as Russian-English or as
>thereby shortcircuiting any problems with making it into a proper
>"Kira" I can't document anywhere else other than Paul's dictionary,
>hence the opening query.
a Ancient Greek-English name. Either way, it is registerable.
- In a message dated 3/30/2000 3:37:31 PM Central Standard Time,
> The lady wants the name "Kira Lin of Mountain Island."Actually, the way she wants the name to be, the question is really, would
such a name work in England. In Russia, her byname(s) would have been
Russified, therefore the sound would have been changed.
I also need to repeat that "Linn" is a masculine name in Russian.