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English translation: Mrs. Istvan Kovacs, born Rozalia Liptak

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12:43 Aug 28, 2001
Hungarian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Hungarian term or phrase: szuletett
on grave headstone:
Kovacs
Istvanne
Szuletett
Liptak Rozalia
Dale Kovacs
English translation:Mrs. Istvan Kovacs, born Rozalia Liptak
Explanation:
In Hungary, when women married, a "né" (meaning wife) was added to their husband's name, meaning "wife of Mr. X" and that's the name they used. In this case, Rozalia Liptak married Istvan Kovacs, hence Kovacs Istvanne.
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Erika Pavelka
Local time: 16:27
Grading comment
Excellent and I really appreciate your very quick response as well.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +3Mrs. Istvan Kovacs, born Rozalia LiptakErika Pavelka
na +1néeapro


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +3
Mrs. Istvan Kovacs, born Rozalia Liptak


Explanation:
In Hungary, when women married, a "né" (meaning wife) was added to their husband's name, meaning "wife of Mr. X" and that's the name they used. In this case, Rozalia Liptak married Istvan Kovacs, hence Kovacs Istvanne.

Erika Pavelka
Local time: 16:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
Excellent and I really appreciate your very quick response as well.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ildiHo
23 mins

agree  Gyula Janossy
52 mins

agree  xxxivw: "born" (or "maiden name"/"née" in this context)
1 hr
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9 mins peer agreement (net): +1
née


Explanation:
Mrs. Kovács, née L. R.

Kovács - husband's family name
István - husband's given name
Kovács Istvánné - name of the wife of Kovács István



apro
Hungary
Local time: 22:27
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in pair: 40

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxivw: or "born (as)" i.e. maiden name
1 hr
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