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Sarkis is an Amenian boy's name meaning "protector" or "shepherd."
Pogossian means "son of Paul." The name Paul itself means "humble."
The conversion of Saul of Tarsus (on the road to Damascus) to become Paul and then St. Paul is accompanied by the change of the name from Saul ("meaning "prayed for") to Paul (humble).
While it is difficult to know for sure why Gurdjieff chooses to refer to Pogossian as "Mr X.", the fact that he is also referred to as "Captain" suggests that the captain of the transspace ship Karnak and Pogossian are one and the same.
The name Sunda derives from the Sanskrit prefix su, which means "goodness" or "possessing good quality". The term sunda means "bright, light, purity, cleanness and white." Sunda is also another name for Hindu God Vishnu the preserver.
The Solomon Islands are East of the Sunda Islands. Solomon, of course, signifies wisdom, more than any other figure from the Bible.
A poïadii is a dyer. A person of this profession can always be recognized by his arms, which are blue to the elbows from the dye that can never be washed off.
A diuppay is the special costume of the Armenian women of Erzerum.