[b-hebrew] yhwh pronunciation

Uri Hurwitz uhurwitz at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 19 17:51:08 EDT 2005


    Some feel, with good reason,  that the Northern ...YW  suffix repreresents a diphtong and was pronounced ...auw, thus similar but not  quite the same as Yahu.
 
   Uri

Yigal Levin <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> wrote:
"..., YW (Yoh, or maybe Yaw) in northern Israel,
and YHW (Yahu) in the post-exilic period. ... 

		
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