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OT: "Yugoslavia" in Greek

Date:Saturday, November 10, 2007, 1:09
Can anyone here tell me why the Greek name for Yugoslavia (Giougkoslavía) 
starts with a gamma?  It seems to me that the iota would start the word at least 
as well, and there is no hint of a 'g' in the source "yugo-" (south).

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