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    John and Johanna

    What about these two names? Is Johanna feminine version of John or it is completely another name?

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    I don't think Johanna is a particularly common name in English - I only know it from the Bob Dylan song. Joanna, Joanne and Joan are much more standard 'feminine versions' of John.
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    i htink your thinking of joanna

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    I knew a "Johnna" here in the US -- American, but there may have been some scandinavian connection way back in her family.
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    Just for the record...I know a bunch of Johannas....maybe it's where you're at...?
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    Johanna is a pretty common name here. I don
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    Re: John and Johanna

    Quote Originally Posted by Tu-160
    What about these two names? Is Johanna feminine version of John or it is completely another name?
    Johanna is the feminine version of Johan?

    I know that Joanna is the feminine version of Joe.
    I dont know that John has a common feminine version.
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    you forgot Jean

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    Johannah

    I live in the US and I know quite a few girls named Johannah, but as far as I know, Johannah isn't the necessarily THE feminine equivalent of John. As a matter of fact I think the name Jane is far more associated with John. I don't know if everyone agrees with me, but that is one American's opinion.
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    This thread has been revived from the dead far too many times.

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    I went to school with a Turkish girl called Johanna... No, Pravit did.
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    What's the feminine of Pravit? Should I start a thread? :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by brett
    What's the feminine of Pravit? Should I start a thread? :P
    Pravette.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DDT
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    What's the feminine of Pravit? Should I start a thread? :P
    Pravette.

    But let me present another hypothesis: Pravit is the third person singular present of the verb "править" and since it's the same for all genders the female variant would be Правит as well. Btw, that also proves that Pravit is a Russian name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Friendy
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    What's the feminine of Pravit? Should I start a thread? :P
    Pravette.

    But let me present another hypothesis: Pravit is the third person singular present of the verb "править" and since it's the same for all genders the female variant would be Правит as well. Btw, that also proves that Pravit is a Russian name.
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    http://www.kkz.ru/about/diploms/Pravit.jpg

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