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From: "Carla H." <>
Subject: [POLAND] Polish town names & words: A spelling correction
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 1999 13:51:27 -0700


On Tuesday, September 07, 1999 3:41 AM, RAY A SYPHER [SMTP:] wrote:

> I note as a new listmember that other new listmembers are confused over
> certain designations that they have found delineating ancestral home
> villages. Two that I have found in my family search are :
>
> weis: village,
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Dear Ray and Poland-Roots List Friends,

The correct spelling of the Polish word meaning "village" is W-I-E-S. ("Weis," shown above, is incorrect.)

Hope this helps!

Best wishes,
Carla HELLER
Los Angeles

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