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A Polish female name (anna)

ncman 1 | 1
21 Oct 2009 #1
This is my first post on the website. I have a quick question, how do you spell the female name (I’ll sound it out) oolana or ulanna? I’m not even sure if I am pronouncing it correctly.

Thank you
PS- Polish girls are the most beautiful in the world.
catsoldier 62 | 596
21 Oct 2009 #2
Is this a joke? Ul. Anna :-)

Anyway if not, just ask her her name!
Leopejo 4 | 120
22 Oct 2009 #3
When I first heard, in a Polish language course, something like Nazywam się Anna Nowak, I was sure it was Annina or Annyna...
For geminate (?) consonant users like Finns or Italians, Polish double consonants are difficult.
22 Oct 2009 #4
For geminate (?) consonant users like Finns or Italians, Polish

Italians say the name ANNA in just the same way as Polish.
It's not that difficult anyway.
Leopejo 4 | 120
22 Oct 2009 #5
Italians say the name ANNA in just the same way as Polish.

Well the "Anna Nowak" I heard in one course, and to a lesser extent the "Anna Borowska" I heard in another, are definitely not as in Italian.
cinek 2 | 345
22 Oct 2009 #6
oolana or ulanna

Maybe it was Joanna? There's nothing like ulanna in Polish (but 'ulana', which may mean completely drunk ;-) ).

23 Oct 2009 #7
or 'PaNNa ANNa'
jakubzurawski - | 17
24 Oct 2009 #8
Maybe one of these: Ilona, Alina, Malina, Halina, Helena?
nana - | 40
24 Oct 2009 #9
krysia 23 | 3,057
24 Oct 2009 #10
That's what I would say sounds the closest
OP ncman 1 | 1
25 Oct 2009 #11
Hello all,
Thank you so much for all of your responses. My question did not have to do with an actual Polish person. It is quite a complicated situation. All of the information you gave me was very helpful. I will get back to you with my results. And by the way, I have been all over Poland and received the warmest treatment by all that I met. You have a beautiful country with a very rich history.
me_jawadji - | 1
14 Apr 2010 #12
its spells ara ullana. i want to marry u seriously
musicwriter 5 | 87
24 May 2010 #13
I believe in Poland it's spelled "Ana".
9 Jan 2013 #15
– Title of and character in a novel by polish author Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (see:;
– Blessed Juliana (Ulana), first cousin of St. Joasaph (18th c.) (see: ommemorations)
– Ulana £epska, Ukrainian sprinter (see:£epska)
– quote: "ULA, ULANA – Skrót od imion -> Urszula lub Juliana” (= diminutive of given name -> Ursula or Julianne; quote from: www,id,265872)
karol888 - | 3
11 Jan 2013 #16

My work colleague's name is Ulana. A very rare female name indeed.
25 Jun 2020 #17
the message was cute even though im welsh
pawian 173 | 13,653
25 Jun 2020 #18
I see. Do you regret being Welsh ?

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