Re: Russian/Ucrainian words? #general
Joe Armata <armata+@...>
My guess is "vidomostia" is a misreading of "vedomost'" with some casetoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
ending, maybe the plural (vedomosti), as -ia is an incorrect ending for
nouns in "-ost'". Handwritten Cyrillic can be very hard to read, and the
first vowel might actually have been a letter called jat' in the old
orthography (today it's replaced by an e), which can look like an i if
it's written fast. Vedomost' means a register or a list, which seems to
fit the context. In the plural it can also mean a newspaper.
Hope this helps!