JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Russian/Ucrainian words? #general

Stan Goodman <sheol@...>

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000 16:07:23, armata+@... (Joe Armata) opined:

Quite right. My imagination failed me, and I didn't recognize the Ya
that may have been represented by the E. Whether Zyat' makes sense in
the Romanian context, maybe the questioner can tell.

It also means brother-in-law (zyat').

Joe Armata

2. Mansh zet, ginerele lui Moscu Kutar in satul Manastireni.
Mansh ...,the brother-in-low of Moscu Kutar >from the village of Manastireni.
What is "zet"
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

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