Re: Galitzaner Pronunciation - Omission #galicia


Alexander Sharon
 

Hi,

I confirm Cyril's observation.

I grew up in Eastern Galicia after WWII. My parents' friend was
Szyje [shee yeh], sometimes we called him Szyja [shee yah] which
was a bit funny as this mean 'neck' in Polish.

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, AB

Cyril Fox <cyril@foxalma.freeserve.co.uk> wrote...

My late father was Yehoshua and was known as Sheeya and
? pronounced like that. He was a Galitzianer, born in Jezierna near
Tarnopol....

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