Re: The Given Name Sissel #germany #names


Ralph Baer
 

> When I look at your lInk, the transliteration says SISSEL but the Hebrew letters there would sound more like ZEESIL.  That might be an option to look for. 
> Reba Harris Solomon
> New York, USA

it is indeed a zayin. It is transliterated to Sissel because it is a German transliteration, not an English transliteration, and in such a situation a German S is pronounced like an English Z. 
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Ralph N. Baer        RalphNBaer@...       Washington, DC

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