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Bohemian female saints' names

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  • Alastair Millar
    Just some random info... these are the female saints who currently have churches etc. dedicated to them in Prague. Czech and English forms. A ^ after a letter
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 11, 2002
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      Just some random info... these are the female saints who currently have
      churches etc. dedicated to them in Prague. Czech and English forms. A ^
      after a letter indicates that it has a hook over it, a ' that it is long.
      At some point I'll go back and put dedication dates on all these, but don't
      hold yr collective breaths...

      Agata = Agatha
      Alz'beta = Elizabeth
      Anez'ka = Agnes
      Anna = Anne
      Barbora = Barbara
      Ceci'lie = Cecilia
      Hedvika = Hedwig(a)
      Jenove'f = Genevieve
      Kater^ina = Catherine
      Klara = Clare
      Kunhuta = Cunegundes
      Ludmila = Ludmil(l)a
      Marie = Mary
      Marke'ta = Margaret
      Monika = Monica
      Notburga = Notburga/Nothburge
      Roza'lie = Rosalia/Rosalie
      Ru'z^ena = Rose
      Tekla = Thecla
      Terezie = Theresa
      Ursula = Ursula (in the German-speaking Egerland or Cheb region)
      Vors'ila = Ursula (everywhere else)
      Veronika = Veronica

      Cheers

      Alastair

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      Alastair Millar, BSc(Hons) - alastair@...
      Consultancy and translation for the heritage industry
      P.O.Box 11, CZ 413 01 Roudnice, Czech Republic
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