Re: Help in translation of gravestone #translation


Dubin, David M. MD
 

This is the tombstone of an important woman
good in deeds and a glory to her children
To her dust she returned in old age and long years
Ms Feiga daughter of Shaul Tuvia
died on the seventh day of Second Adar
year (5)673 by s(hort) c(ount)
then the boilerplate abbreviation: may her soul be bound in the bonds of (everlasting) life

that year was a leap year with a second month of Adar
The “short count” leaves out the thousands place

david dubin
teaneck, nj 

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