[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] German Word Definition

Jerry Frank jkfrank at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 14 15:04:05 PDT 2002

Probably Latin - see if the context fits:

solitus : accustomed, usual, habitual, ordinary, customary

At 03:47 PM 14/10/2002 -0600, gpvjem wrote:
>     In German Lutheran church records from Poland, frequently I find the word
>"soltys" following the name of a witness for a birth/christening.
>     I have not been able to find the word in any of the German translation
>aids I have nor in my German-English dictionary (Oxford-Duden).
>     Can anyone provide a translation or a meaning for the word please?  My
>curiousity is getting the better of me.

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
jkfrank at shaw.ca

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