|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 16, 1999, 1:35|
Steg Belsky wrote:
> "Yeishu" ['jeSu:] is the common form.
Cool, I always wondered what the original form was.
> If it ended with an _-a_, it's an
> epenthetic (i think that's the word) [a] stuck in *before* a _`ayin_.
What's the `ayin?
> Yeishua`. [j@Sua3] or [jeSua3], where  is the `ayin. A short form of
> [j@ho:Sua3], "Joshua" is what i've heard.
Yeah, the two names are, historically, the same.
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