|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 11, 1998, 1:06|
On Tue, 10 Nov 1998 00:03:10 -0500 Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> writes:
>Eric Christopherson wrote:
>> I don't think that pronunciation is that "definite;" we have no way
>> knowing accurately what the vowels were.
>Fairly accurately. There's the form -yahu/-yau used in proper names
>which (so I've read) is a regular "short form" (I think there was some
>technical term) of yahweh, plus there were documents written by
>in ancient times about the Jews (including a reference to their God's
>name) in languages which mark vowels using those vowels.
There are four "short" forms of YHVH which are used in names, two for the
beginning and two for the end.
yeho- >> yehoshu'a` (joshua)
yo- >> yonatan (jonathan)
-yahu >> yesha`yahu (isaiah)
-yah >> tuvyah (tobias)
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