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Austria Sambor Area

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Re: Austria Sambor Area

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 4:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
If someone changed the name to suit English pronunciation your grandmother's name was probably Braun which would be pronounced almost exactly like "Brown". I do not know if you are in England or the States but in England there are many electrical appliances from the German company "Braun" and most people pronounce it "Brawn" instead of "Brown" which would be the German way. The same with "trauma" which English speakers almost always pronounce "trowmer" it should be "Trawmer" - "au" is pronounced almost like "ow" in German. Hope this helps a bit. P.S. Braun actually means "brown" in English anyway, so in this case a direct translation makes sense.
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John Foltz 26 Jun 2013 5:44PM GMT 
halpark 6 Jul 2013 1:56PM GMT 
John Foltz 6 Jul 2013 7:17PM GMT 
halpark 6 Jul 2013 10:44PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 6 Jul 2013 3:52PM GMT 
Robert Jerin 8 Jul 2013 9:38PM GMT 
Eileen Wilson 11 Jul 2013 3:47PM GMT 
John Foltz 11 Jul 2013 7:51PM GMT 
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