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Subject: Re: Mavromichaelis
Author: Ivayla   (guest)
Date: July 29, 2002 at 9:35:58 AM
Reply to: Re: Mavromichaelis by Anneza
They come from different languages: kara- is Turkish, maur- Latin, mavr- Greek. Otherwise yes -- Kara- can be used in conjunction with names to denote "the black so-and-so" as in Kara Ibrahim = the black (dark) Ibrahim.
Hope that helps :o)
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