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« on: June 22, 2010, 12:53:02 PM »

http://www.romania-insider.com/archives/3003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sânziană
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2010, 01:13:55 PM »


Ahhhhhh, so that's the origin of the name! I know a young woman named Sânziană. It's almost impossible to get Americans to call her anything but "Susianna."
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But for I am a man not textueel I wol noght telle of textes neuer a deel. (Chaucer, The Manciple's Tale, 1.131)
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2010, 01:18:05 PM »

They say it comes from *sancta Diana, the Roman goddess.
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2010, 02:13:51 PM »

Neat! This reminds me of Ivan-Kupala Day, as celebrated in Ukraine, Russia, etc.
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