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Offline Shanghaiski

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Diminuitive forms of Alexander
« 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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Re: Diminuitive forms of Alexander
« 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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Re: Diminuitive forms of Alexander
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 04:51:11 PM »
Thanks.
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