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Date Posted: 00:32:23 04/16/04 Fri
Author: Tzetze
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Subject: Re: Translation please
In reply to: Karina 's message, "Translation please" on 20:46:59 04/05/04 Mon

Hi Karina, from what I could find on the web, the name "Karina" is of Russian origin (meaning pure). It is linked to the name "Karen" of Greek origin, also meaning pure.

Now, the name "Catherine" (of Greek origin, again), also means pure. One can see how Catherine and Karina are similar.

The nearest Irish translation to this, I think, would be "Caitlínn" (Kawch - leen). In the Engilsh speaking areas of Ireland (i.e, most of the country), this is known as Kathleen.

Info. taken from <a rel=nofollow target=_blank href="http://www.weddingvendors.com/baby-names/">http://www.weddingvendors.com/baby-names/</a>

Hope this helps.

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  • Re: Translation please -- Brian O'Cathain, 02:56:45 04/20/04 Tue
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