Re: Removing initial I from names #names


David Lewin
 

At 16:01 21/07/2020, Jeffrey Cohen via groups.jewishgen.org wrote:
Does anyone know why an I (or yod) was sometimes removed from start of names ?
In my family Italienner became Talyena, and Israel became Srul.

Jeffrey Cohen,  jeff59471@...>
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That looks like the vagaries of Yiddish - not the dropping of a Yud

David Lewin
London

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