Re: Do you find the name Chaia/Chaja/Chaya instead of Chana, and vice versa, in English transliterated from Russian (cyrillic) hand written documents? #russia #names


Odeda Zlotnick
 

On Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 05:41 PM, <kosfiszer8@...> wrote:
My theory on why this is happening is that while in Latin and Hebrew hand written characters n, i ,y and j are substantially different graphs,
This is an incorrect theory as far as Hebrew is concerned.  


All it takes is a little bit of sloppiness, a bad nib on your fountain pen or feather, or a bad scan - and the middle characters in red can be mistaken for each other. 



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Odeda Zlotnick
Jerusalem, Israel.

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