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« on: October 17, 2012, 01:15:33 PM »

I know Sasha is one of the most common diminuitives of Alexander. How common is Shurik? And are there any others, particularly any more native to Ukraine.

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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2012, 04:38:54 PM »

Not to spoil the fun, but perhaps people can add to this list:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander#Variants_and_diminutives
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 04:51:11 PM »

Thanks.
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