Re: Help on Yiddish names into English diminutives #general
Robert Israel <israel@...>
Alex Bender <alemik@...> wrote:
I know that Sarah's sisters' names in this country were Mary and Ida. I am
My question concerns Yiddish *equivalents* of these names. I recentlythe back. Translated, it is addressed to *Mera* and is >from *Dina.* Do
these Yiddish names in any way match up to the English names of Sarah,
Ida, or Mary? If so, which ones?
*Mera* is very likely to be Mary. None of the names is particularly
related to Dina, as far as I know.
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