JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Zangvil #general
Beba Marantz <beba.marantz@...>
How interesting, thank you: ginger in French gingembre comes >from the latintoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
gingiberi, >from the greek ziggiberis.
Martha Lev-Zion < martha@... > wrote:
Zangvil is *Hebrew* for ginger, Michael.
I had always thought Zangvil was a Yiddish or old German name for a