Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: HYMAN and KHELEM #lithuania


In a message dated 4/5/01 2:12:28 PM, Monica Leonards writes:

<< So now I have some questions. Since I don't speak any of Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian or Lithuanian, I cannot tell how similar HYMAN and KHELEM are in those languages. Can anyone provide me with some phonetic equivalents? (However, they do not match under the Daitch-Mokotoff system.) >>

HYMAN is an Anglicized version of the Hebrew name KHAYIM and the only
connection I can see is if the Y were somehow changed to an L. Persons >from Chelm are usually caller Chelmers, and might have the surname KHELMER.

Bob Weiss in Northridge, CA

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