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02:35 May 13, 2002
Macedonian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Macedonian term or phrase: curkovski
It is my biological father's Surname name. He is from Macedonia.
Christina Taylor
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1an attempt for explanationslavist
5CurkovskiRado Varbanov


  

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Curkovski


Explanation:
You shouldn't translate a name.If you're looking for the meaning of the name, it would be something like "church's".

Rado Varbanov
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  IZIDA: It does not have anything to do with church
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
an attempt for explanation


Explanation:
Yes, U shoulldn't translate a name, just transliterate it.
Etimology?
Nothing to do with church, rather with cura - as U read it [cu-ra], means a girl, lass
There is another meaning of CURKA in eastslav. languages: жгаЪР or згаЪР
[curka or churka] - a asmall stick or a game hide and seek





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PRO pts in pair: 3

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  IZIDA: Actually it does not have to do with the girl since "cura" is Serbian slavic, this is rather the other explanation. And once again you do not translate proper names
3 hrs
  -> Yes, thanks a lot
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