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Subject: Re: Pinchok
Author: Reg Niles   (guest)
Date: September 13, 2005 at 5:35 PM
Reply to: Re: Pinchok by Sean Foglai

I don't know the meaning of the place name Pinsk, but Britannica 2004 (on DVD) says, "situated at the confluence of the Pina and Pripet rivers. Pinsk was first mentioned in 1097 and was the seat of a Russian princedom." To assume that Pinsk is derived from Pina is unscientific---it could be the other way around.

I know what your next message will be---"What is the meaning of Pina?"

Reg Niles

Messages in this thread:
  • Pinchok - Jim Young  Aug 18 2005, 6:24 AM
    • Re: Pinchok - Sean Foglai  Aug 19 2005, 7:05 PM
      • Re: Pinchok - Reg Niles  Sep 13 2005, 5:35 PM