JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Hebrew Names #general

chaikin <chaikin@...>

Robert Israel israel@... wrote:

The resh probably has a very small apostrophe after it: it stands for
"Reb", which basically means "Mr." The vav should be a zayin,
and yod-het-zayin-qof-aleph-lamed is "Yechezkel", which is equivalent to

=Robert is right with regard to "Yechezkel", but
there is no "Reb". "Reb" should have appeared before
the first name "Meir", and not in the middle between
two names. It is just a too big letter "yod" which
looks like "resh":-))

Best regards,
Udi Cain, Jerusalem.

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