Re: grave stone translation requested #translation


fredelfruhman
 

To be precise:

Here lies

RIVKAH, daughter of Reb Chayim.

The abbreviation in front of her father's name is read as "Reb", not as "Rabbi".  And, as indicated, Reb is an honorific.

Had he been a rabbi, there would have been one of several different abbreviations preceding his name.
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Fredel Fruhman
Brooklyn, New York, USA

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