Stan Goodman <stan@...>
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Subject: Posad Yanov Gminy Potok ZlotyThis is the correct reading.
"Posad" is Russian for "Seat", in the meaning of a place of occupation; for you
and me, you can interpret it as "Village". This particular posad is called Janow.
"Gminy" is cognate with German "Gemeinde", community. This is yet another
administrative municipal subdivision. Let's call it "parish". This gminy is
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