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CHAT: Johannes (jara: Daniel and Andreas)

From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Friday, March 7, 2003, 17:42
 --- Keith Gaughan skrzypszy:

> > > That makes for an interesting family tree, being born before your > > > father. :P (Do we have any sub ~21-y.o. Johans here? (Any Johans at > > > all?) Can Johns, Ia(i)ns, Seans, Shauns or Jans count as Johan?) > > > > Don't forget the Ivans. > > And the Ewans, Eoins, Owens and, I think, the Evans. :-)
Okay, you asked for it! :)) Let's add a few then :) Yann, Jens, Johann, Hans, Jón, Jussi (not sure about this one), Jean, Giovanni, Juan, João, János, Iannis... Not to mention Jovan and Jevan (Hattic). The following variations can be encountered here in The Netherlands: Jan, Johan, Johannes, Janus Hans, Jo, Joan, Joannes, Johanny, Johannie, Jon, Joop, Jakke, Jantje, Janco, Jannig(he), Janis, Janje, Janke, Janko, Janneman(neke), Jannes, Jannesjan, Jannis, Janno, Jans, Janus(sie), Jeen, Jen(tje), Jenne(ke), Sjang, Sjonnie, Han, Hannes, Hanske, Henne, Hennes. (these are only Dutch forms; imported forms, like "John" are also very popular here!) Source: Ton Spruijt, "Johannes. Het groot Jannenboek" (Amsterdam/Antwerpen, 2001) ===== "Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts


João Ricardo Oliveira <hokstein@...>