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    meaning of word paltsi

    Hello,

    Does anyone know if the word "paltsi" means anything in particular in russian?

    I spent of my summers as a child in Paltsi, Greece, and I was recently told that it means "queen bee" in russian or some other slavic language.

    Please let me know if this is true or not.

    Thanks in advance,
    --Marios

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    Re: meaning of word paltsi

    paltsi means fingers (пальцы) in Russia. Also when I was in Greece locals called three big peninsulas as "fingers".
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    Re: meaning of word paltsi

    "Queen bee"?

    "Paltsi" (пальцы) means fingers (or toes), and has nothing to do with "queen" or "bee". It's less romantic, so I'm sorry.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: meaning of word paltsi

    Thanks a lot everyone. I appreciate it

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    Re: meaning of word paltsi

    So, how do you say "Queen Bee?" пчеломатка ?

    Как скажать "Queen Bee"? пчеломатка ?
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    Re: meaning of word paltsi

    Quote Originally Posted by Winifred
    So, how do you say "Queen Bee?" пчеломатка ?

    Как сказать "Queen Bee"? пчеломатка ?
    Пчеломатка, матка, пчелиная королева.
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