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translation help with a hand-written postcard

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Re: translation help with a hand-written postcard

Posted: 29 Jan 2013 2:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
They were likely Danube Swabians -- ethnic Germans who lived in Hungary for a couple of hundred years and retained their own form of the language. While they would have also have spoken Hungarian, they likely spoke German at home and wrote it as they spoke it (ie, literally). Depending on the age, they would not have learned German in school.
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Myers_bob44 3 Feb 2013 5:58AM GMT 
EileenWilson0... 29 Jan 2013 9:08PM GMT 
kkreisz 30 Jan 2013 4:45AM GMT 
EileenWilson0... 30 Jan 2013 1:15PM GMT 
kkreisz 1 Feb 2013 1:27PM GMT 
EileenWilson0... 1 Feb 2013 1:56PM GMT 
kkreisz 1 Feb 2013 2:38PM GMT 
EileenWilson0... 1 Feb 2013 2:48PM GMT 
kkreisz 1 Feb 2013 3:02PM GMT 
joeschrick 3 Feb 2013 8:23AM GMT 
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