0
   

Hebrew Translation

 
 
paper32
 
Reply Mon 16 Apr, 2012 06:23 pm
Hello i need help with a hebrew translation of a gravestones of a friend who passed away, if anybody could help that would be great.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/85/32808121333045755581334.jpg/
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 3,045 • Replies: 4
No top replies

 
paper32
 
  1  
Reply Mon 16 Apr, 2012 07:36 pm
@paper32,
Please, it would really mean a lot
jespah
 
  2  
Reply Tue 17 Apr, 2012 06:12 am
@paper32,
Difficult, but the top part with the larger letters family stuff, e. g. Yitzkah (Isaac) Ben (son of) Yichilzon (Joelson or Joel's son, I think).
paper32
 
  1  
Reply Tue 17 Apr, 2012 08:38 am
@jespah,
Not familiar with tradition, but why would it be Yitzkah and not his real name? (Evan)
jespah
 
  2  
Reply Tue 17 Apr, 2012 08:52 am
@paper32,
'Cause we all have Hebrew names. He was probably named for someone who also had Yitzkah (Isaac) as their Hebrew name.

The English translations do change over the years. Two of my cousins and I are named for a woman named Yetta, who is great-grandmother to all of us. None of the three of us are named Yetta; we are Jane, Jamie and Janet. But we probably could have been Yvette, Isabel and Jessica. Most parents go with something in English (or whatever their native language is) which sounds kind of similar. I, H, J and Y are often shuffled around, semi-interchangeably (there is no J sound in Hebrew) when it's time to name a baby.

For English names pulled straight from the Bible, the relationship is a lot easier to follow, e. g. Rifka for Rebecca or Adom for Adam.
0 Replies
 
 

Related Topics

Translate English into Latin - Discussion by merthorn
Help - Discussion by rebeccajane5
Help with a Archaic/Old Latin translation? - Question by killhailmary
Diploma in latin - Question by Aktaeon
English To Latin Translation - Question by jeo321987
English to latin translation - Question by CurlyBurly2820
 
  1. Forums
  2. » Hebrew Translation
Copyright © 2021 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 09/27/2021 at 02:11:51