Concerning the origins of Piarra (fwd)

Wed Jan 29 17:37:28 PST 2003

From: David Silberstein <davids at kithrup.com>
>In this case, I wondered if the name "Zivra" meant anything, perhaps
>as a Hungarian word.  Googling on the word found some Czech & Turkish
>web pages, but also a few in English.  The ones in English proved to
>be the most fruitful in furthur research, and I e-mailed the owner of
>one of them, with the exchange you may read below (with a few lines
>snipped here and there). 


That was fascinating.  Thanks for digging that up and posting it.

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