cyril fox <cyril@...>
My late father was Yehoshua and was known as Sheeya and pronounced
like that. He was a Galitzianer, born in Jezierna near Tarnopol.
The expert on Yiddish dialects is Professor Dovid Katz, a New Yorker
who is now Professor of Yiddish in the University of Vilnius.
Have a look at Dovid's website: www.dovidkatz.net