Jewish names of towns in Lithuania #general


Steven Halevy <Hale@...>
 

Can anyone tell me why quite a few of the Jewish names of towns in
Lithuania end in "shok"? Examples: Gailishok, Gintalishok, Grinkishok,
Hanushishok, Kazakishok, Katbishok,. etc. etc. Does the ending "shok" have
any meaning in Yiddish or Lithuanian? Hale@...

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