Re: pronounciation of name #poland #names


Susan&David
 

Sheryl:  J is pronounced as Y,  and W is pronounced as V. 
This is on FamilySearch.org:   https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Poland_Languages
 

Pronunciation Guide

c = ts
ch,h = kh
ć,cz,ci = ch
ś,sz,si = sh
ż,zi,rz = zh
ą = om, on
ę = em, en
j = y
dz = j
ł = w
w = v


David Rosen
Boston MA

On 4/7/2021 8:35 AM, Sheryl Prenzlau wrote:
How would one pronounce Wajsman from old Polish records? Waxman or Weissman? 
Thanks
Sheryl Prenzlau

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