[b-hebrew] yhwh pronunciation

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Jul 20 08:40:04 EDT 2005


On 20/07/2005 13:19, Joe Baker wrote:

>...
>New Question
>How do you pronounce Yehowah, Yahwe, Yehowah, etc. / Yehu, Yahu, etc.?
>
>Answer to be provided in either
>1. RP English
>2. Yah- as in Yahoo, -we as in way
>3. IPA - for those who do not know English pronunciations or speak in 
>dialects
>
>  
>
In IPA Yahwe would be something like [jæhwɛ]. Note the medial h is 
pronounced but there is no pronounced final h.

As for other suggestions, let those who made them explain them.


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Peter Kirk
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