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Forum: Royal Chit Chat 12-25-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Meraude
So you mean that the former Swedish tennis player...

So you mean that the former Swedish tennis player Bj÷rn Borg should be known in English as Bear Castle? :ermm:
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 04-16-2013, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Meraude
As Antoine is a male name in France, everyone...

As Antoine is a male name in France, everyone would be mistaken the poor girl for a boy if she had been named Antoine :ohmy: The female variants are either Antonia or Antoinette.

Most Swedes...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 04-15-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
Names may be translated into Lithuanian-souding...

Names may be translated into Lithuanian-souding names in Lithuania, and into Spanish-sounding names in Spanish-speaking countries, but it's not true for ALL countries, for example in Sweden we don't...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 04-14-2013, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Meraude
Swedish usually translates the names as Nikolaj...

Swedish usually translates the names as Nikolaj and Aleksej, although sometimes Nikolaus is used in Swedish, for example it was one of the given names of prince Eugen Napoleon Nikolaus of Sweden. (I...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 04-14-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
There is a difference between...

There is a difference between transliterate/transcribe a name written in non-Latin characters into a name written with Latin characters and to translate a name written with Latin characters in one...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 04-13-2013, 11:27 PM
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Posted By Meraude
You can find an explanation here:...

You can find an explanation here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabel In medieval times there was a Provenšal version of the name, Elisabel.

Antonia is the French, as well as Latin and Italian...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 02-09-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
Yes, Mikhail is probably the closest way of...

Yes, Mikhail is probably the closest way of spelling the Russian name with the Latin alphabet.
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 08-16-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
Shouldn't it be Fernando and Isabel in Spanish,...

Shouldn't it be Fernando and Isabel in Spanish, Ferrando and Isabel in AragonÚs and not Ferdinand and Isabella, as they are the Anglicized forms?
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 08-11-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
Nor for my Russian patronym / Olga Genrikhovna

Nor for my Russian patronym / Olga Genrikhovna
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 08-11-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
There is: Карл (Karl)

There is: Карл (Karl)
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 08-11-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Meraude
No, I mean that the names the royals have in...

No, I mean that the names the royals have in their own countries should be used, for example William, Duke of Cambridge, Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange and Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of...
Forum: Royal Chit Chat 08-11-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 39,263
Posted By Meraude
Even if this is an English-speaking forum many of...

Even if this is an English-speaking forum many of the members are from countries that are not English-speaking. It's true that in some of those countries royal names are transcribed to their...
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