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Subject: Re: Ronja?
Author: Andy   (guest, 84.128.199.120)
Date: September 9, 2004 at 10:31:03 PM
Reply to: Ronja? by Leona
Ronja obviously has two independant sources:
- According to the Astrid Lindgren biography by Sybil Gräfin Schönfeldt, Lindgren took the name from a map of northern Sweden, there it is a mountain called AnRONJAkåtan.
- In Russia Ronja is a pet form either of Weronika or of Roxana.
It looks like Mrs. Lindgren was not aware of this.

Andy ;—)

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