conlanging,the ultimate feminist subversion
|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
>both from Hebrew (I think). AFAIK Pablo means 'little' and David means
>'loved'. Steg, can you help me? In Drasel=E9q the literal translation
>be (surname first) S=ECnth Dhit Tursan. Anyway the custom is to use
>name before, which would be Arnoldo (very rare name). Where does that
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".
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