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Word translation

Postby chickenwoman » 26 Jul 2010, 20:23

Could you tell me if the fu in front of Antonina Serio's name means that she is the deceased wife of Giuseppe Sanfilippo?

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Re: Word translation

Postby oilman19 » 26 Jul 2010, 20:47

Yes.
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Re: Word translation

Postby chickenwoman » 26 Jul 2010, 23:10

I'm sorry, I guess I forgot to paste the link onto the message.



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Re: Word translation

Postby Seraphina » 27 Jul 2010, 12:08

Hi Diane,

the word "fu" immediately before or after a name does indeed mean that person was deceased.

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Re: Word translation

Postby PeterTimber » 27 Jul 2010, 12:12

I have seen this "FU" in front of just a last name in a letter addressed to the living spouse. =Peter=
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