I confirm Cyril's observation.
I grew up in Eastern Galicia after WWII. My parents' friend was
Szyje [shee yeh], sometimes we called him Szyja [shee yah] which
was a bit funny as this mean 'neck' in Polish.
Cyril Fox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote...
My late father was Yehoshua and was known as Sheeya and? pronounced like that. He was a Galitzianer, born in Jezierna near