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From: MJDallas <>
Subject: Re: [POLAND] -ska surnames
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:03:33 -0400
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Armata, Joseph R wrote:
> Not meaning to butt in, but the -ska/-ski rule applies only to
> surnames that are adjectives

Joe,

Butt away! LOL This can be a bit perplexing to folks who don't speak
Polish, since we often hear the generalization that it's -ski for males
and -ska for females without any qualification about surnames derived
from nouns.

Thanks for your input. Much appreciated.

-Marie


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