[b-hebrew] Deu:10:17

Yonah Mishael yonahmishael at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 09:38:24 EDT 2006


On 10/17/06, Yigal Levin <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> wrote:
> In MODERN Hebrew, English and Spanish, these words have additional meanings.
> In modern Hebrew, "adon" is used as a title of respect towards one's
> superior or supposed superior. A salesman will address a customer as
> "adoni". In modern English, saying "my lord" is archaic, since "lord" is
> also a title of nobility (although judges in court are addressed as
> "milord") - the equivalent is "sir". Spanish uses "Senor".

That is, señor. The ñ is important to mark with a tilde. Ask any
Spanish speaker about the difference between <ano> and <año>, and
you'll see the importance of that little mark. ;)

Yours,
Yonah

-- 
Yonah Mishael ben Avraham
Joplin, MO
yonahmishael at gmail.com


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