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From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 4, 1999, 21:14
On Tue, 3 Aug 1999 22:55:36 -0300 FFlores <fflores@...> writes:
>As for me, my surname is plain Spanish ('flowers') and my given names >are >both from Hebrew (I think). AFAIK Pablo means 'little' and David means >'loved'. Steg, can you help me? In Drasel=E9q the literal translation >would >be (surname first) S=ECnth Dhit Tursan. Anyway the custom is to use >the father's >name before, which would be Arnoldo (very rare name). Where does that >come from? >--Pablo Flores
Pablo (=Paul) is Latin. David is from Hebrew, and it does mean "loved". It's an adjective from the root DVD, where the word _dod_ "uncle / beloved" also comes from, as well as _yedid_, "friend". -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ Get the Internet just the way you want it. Free software, free e-mail, and free Internet access for a month! Try Juno Web: