Day: November 19, 2016

What is the etymology of the surname Soros?

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Posted in categories: Artificial Languages As in George Soros? Likely Esperanto. “He will soar”. Possibly Hungarian: “Next in line”. His father was called Tivadar Schwartz, and was an important figure in Esperanto culture (Teodoro Ŝvarc): not so much for stuff he wrote (including under the pseudonym Teo Melas—yes, the guy knew his Ancient Greek: Melas = Schwartz = Black), […]