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Submitted by Roberta Solit

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Category: Translation - Hungarian
Approval Date: 10/17/2010 4:52 PM
Family Surname: Weisz
Country: Hungary
Town: Sub-Carpathian area
Date of Image: Pre- WWII
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I would like a translation or interpretation of the words below the name Bela Weisz.
These words are written in what appears to be a text book printed in both Hebrew and Hungarian, and published in 1920 in Vienna.

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10/18/2010 12:53 AM Property of fifth grade 'seminarium' student Weisz Bela. It previously belonged to another student Bezalel Schreiber(his name appears in Hebrew as well)
10/18/2010 2:36 AM Hi,

The words are:

V. (Roman number 5) oszt.(abbreviation of osztály=class or grade) szemináriumi tanuló tulajdona

and the meaning is:

5th grade seminary student property
10/18/2010 6:41 PM Hello Roberta,

Just some additional information to the correct translations already provided. While it does not directly pertain to Weisz Bela, you might find it interesting.

The previous student who had the book was named Schreiber Bezalel. When written in Hebrew, the surname was translated from Schreiber to Sofer. Sofer is the Hebrew word which means writer and, therefore, Schreiber...Jo

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