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07-14-2013, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jekoh View Post
Kharkiv is not the name of that city, it's merely its English name,
we're speaking English here, are we not? It's the city's official name in the latin alphabet, for any latin based language.

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Originally Posted by jekoh View Post
Kharkiv ends up Charkow because the letter в translates to German into a W.

That has absolutely nothing to do with Polish conversion rules.
They use the same rules, turning v's into latin W's, that's what they have to do with one another.

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