pronounciation of name #poland #names


Sheryl Prenzlau
 

How would one pronounce Wajsman from old Polish records? Waxman or Weissman? 
Thanks
Sheryl Prenzlau


Mark Stone
 

For: Sheryl Prenzlau or anyone who is interested.

 

Wajman, maybe I am wrong without the s, is family, probably from Radom or Warsaw.

 

Any interest!

 

Mark Paul Stone (Lichtenstein)

 

P.S. I do not know the pronounciation!

 

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How would one pronounce Wajsman from old Polish records? Waxman or Weissman? 
Thanks
Sheryl Prenzlau


Odeda Zlotnick
 

Weissman
--
Odeda Zlotnick
Jerusalem, Israel.


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


Trudy Barch
 

I forgot  to sign my first email.  Sorry.

My Weiss family pronounced it Vase.

Trudy Barch,   FL