imwitty imwitty at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 7 00:30:33 UTC 2014

I don't have here any Ukrainian textbooks and dictionaries, but from the
top of my head, I can give you two more male Ukrainian names with the same
pattern of stress: Pavlo (Paul), and Dmitro (the closest analog is
Demetrius from Greek "loving the earth" -- remember that Greek deity

With such interest in Ukrainian you probably might find some classes?

On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 4:12 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at> wrote:

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> Yes, that's all very fascinating. Now focus:  What's the etymology of
> <<Petro>>?  Why is it pronounced [peh-TROH]?  Are there other Ukrainian
> imyeni like it, with final stressed [-o]?  Baby steps. I'm sure we'll get
> there. Some day.
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