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Subject: Re: Ronja?
Author: Satu   (guest,
Date: September 9, 2004 at 9:46:34 PM
Reply to: Ronja? by Leona
Hi Leona,

Ronja is a name invented by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for her book "Ronja Rövardotter" - English translation: Ronia, the Robber's Daughter:

Astrid Lindgren was searching for a name for her main character, looked on a map of northern Sweden and found the Sami name of a lake "Juronjaure". She cut off "Ju-" and "-ure" and had invented a new name!

Regards, Satu

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