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Re: Case

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 [3] is the `ayin. A short form of > [j@ho:Sua3], "Joshua" is what i've heard.
Yeah, the two names are, historically, the same. -- "If all Printers were determin'd not to print any thing till they were sure it would offend no body, there would be very little printed" - Benjamin Franklin ICQ #: 18656696 AIM screen-name: NikTailor