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    a confusing name

    Once my ex-russian teacher gave one of my classmate a name Файна.
    Но мой present teacher said it's Фаина
    who is right?

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    Re: a confusing name

    Quote Originally Posted by whinny
    Once my ex-russian teacher gave one of my classmate a name Файна.
    Но мой present teacher said it's Фаина
    who is right?
    I stayed at an old woman's flat in Russia called Фаина. It is a Tatar name.
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    Re: a confusing name

    Quote Originally Posted by whinny
    Once my ex-russian teacher gave one of my classmate a name Файна.
    Но мой present teacher said it's Фаина
    who is right?
    Your teacher. It's Фаина.
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    Never heard this one before...

    But you should have known the answer to this question before you even posted; the teacher giving you grades is ALWAYS right.
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    thanx

    the I prefer the truth.I don't care who give me grade.

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    My friend's grandmother's name is Фаина. I didn't know it was Tatar though, that's interesting.

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    Re: a confusing name

    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Quote Originally Posted by whinny
    Once my ex-russian teacher gave one of my classmate a name Файна.
    Но мой present teacher said it's Фаина
    who is right?
    I stayed at an old woman's flat in Russia called Фаина. It is a Tatar name.
    It's ancient-Russian name. Not Tatar

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    Фаина значит блистающая, сияющая - это греческое имя
    Я так думаю.

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    Файна - can be intentionaly used as a pun (игра слов).

    There is Ukranian/Belorussian/Polish adjective файна (feminine gender).

    lovely, charming, fine.


    Ukranian:
    Файна дівчина - beautiful girl.
    Polish:
    Faina dziewczyna

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wowik
    Файна - can be intentionaly used as a pun (игра слов).

    There is Ukranian/Belorussian/Polish adjective файна (feminine gender).

    lovely, charming, fine.


    Ukranian:
    Файна дівчина - beautiful girl.
    Polish:
    Faina dziewczyna
    So english word fine and ukrainian файна are not just sound the same
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