Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: Given names #ukraine
I would concur. Bracha and Bruche are clearly the same name. I wouldtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
suggest the difference is dialectic, with Bruche being a more Galicianic
pronunciation and Brocha being a more Russian pronunciation.
My mother, may she live and be well, is named Chai Rochel. My
grandfather, A"H, always called her Chai Ruchel, as he was >from
Transylvania and thus a product of the more Galianic dialect, which makes
the pronunciation of the hebrew vowel "komatz" into "oo".
Ilene Murray has written: