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Aleph Yud - what does it mean? #Sub-Carpathia #Help

AmielM@...
 

Good day. In the 1932 census in Tzfat, my great-grandmother's country of birth and nationality is described in Hebrew letters as "Aleph Yud". Could someone shed a light as to what it means? I guess it's an acronym, but I cannot find its meaning.
Thank you,
Amiel Moskona

David Lewin
 


Taken out of context it is difficult to be certain but Alef-Yud can stand for
"Or Yehuda"
Or Yashar
Eilat
"Eino Yehudi" = is not a Jew
Eino Yachol = is unable
Eretz Yisrael

to name but a few


David Lewin
London


At 14:09 26/10/2019, AmielM@... wrote:
Good day. In the 1932 census in Tzfat, my great-grandmother's country of birth and nationality is described in Hebrew letters as "Aleph Yud". Could someone shed a light as to what it means? I guess it's an acronym, but I cannot find its meaning.
Thank you,
Amiel Moskona

Judite Orensztajn
 

Amiel, shalom and shavua tov,

Whenever you and all our genders find this kind of "mystery", it can easily be solved here: http://www.kizur.co.il/home.php

This is a site that gives the meaning of RASHEI TEVOT.

The most common meaning of א"י is Eretz Israel (ארץ ישראל), but there are other ones, as you can see here: http://www.kizur.co.il/search_word.php?abbr=%D7%90%D7%99&searchby=abbr&m=1

I hope this helps! All the best,

Judite Orensztajn, Jerusalem

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Good day. In the 1932 census in Tzfat, my great-grandmother's country of birth and nationality is described in Hebrew letters as "Aleph Yud". Could someone shed a light as to what it means? I guess it's an acronym, but I cannot find its meaning.
Thank you,
Amiel Moskona

David Lewin
 

In Ivrit we always have the " to show that the letters are an abbreviation - usually before the last letter of a string.  It does not aid the meaning.

Show me the original Hebrew document, maybe there are some more clues?

David


At 17:25 26/10/2019, Amiel Moskona wrote:
Thank you. I didn’t mention (sorry) that it’s written: aleph “ yud. Maybe that provides a better clue?
Amiel
 
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Taken out of context it is difficult to be certain but Alef-Yud can stand for
"Or Yehuda"
Or Yashar
Eilat
"Eino Yehudi" = is not a Jew
Eino Yachol = is unable
Eretz Yisrael

to name but a few


David Lewin
London

At 14:09 26/10/2019, AmielM@... wrote:

Good day. In the 1932 census in Tzfat, my great-grandmother's country of birth and nationality is described in Hebrew letters as "Aleph Yud". Could someone shed a light as to what it means? I guess it's an acronym, but I cannot find its meaning.
Thank you,
Amiel Moskona


msrosin@...
 

Good Morning,

I would think it means "Eretz Israel" in Hebrew:
ארץ ישראל

Regards,

Susan

btkerman@...
 

Unless you know otherwise, I think it is most likely to stand for Eretz Yisrael, meaning born in the land of  Israel.
Binyamin Kerman  

Stephan Owen Parnes
 

It may mean “eino yadua” = “not known”

Stephan Parnes
Great Barrington, MA
USA

Daniel Gleek
 

In the UK, “AY” refers to “Adath Yisroel” – arguably the frummest ‘sect’ of Judaism.
Regards,
Daniel Gleek in London
 

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uryl@...
 

We can not know why it is written,the letters Alef-YUd (א״י) is it on a document or is it perhaps on a Tombstone ? 
If it is on a stone then I can find a lot of abbrivations for this letter combination Alef-Yud.
Please let me know what it is' then i can give you a good answer.

Ury Link
Amsterdam,Holland

Moe Neuer
 

If it's referring to origin/nationality, the most likely answer is Eretz Yisroel, meaning land of Israel. That abbreviation has a long history, and is still used today, like U.K. for United Kingdom.
Moishe Neuer

Dahn Cukier
 


We would have to see the document. If it was issued by the
Palestine Mandate government, then like the money of the
time, it may mean Eretz Yisroel. Many Jews saw the area as
Land of Israel, and aleph-yod was added to show that.

You can see examples of notes and coins at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestine_pound#/media/File:PSE-2m.jpg

Dani

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 4:18:48 PM GMT+3, <amielm@...> wrote:


Good day. In the 1932 census in Tzfat, my great-grandmother's country of birth and nationality is described in Hebrew letters as "Aleph Yud". Could someone shed a light as to what it means? I guess it's an acronym, but I cannot find its meaning.
Thank you,
Amiel Moskona

Odeda Zlotnick
 

Adat is written with an Ayn, not an Alef.
Odeda

martin weiss
 



א"י = ארץ ישראל.
  ERETZ ISRAEL  -  LAND OF ISRAEL



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Rose Feldman
 

You are all right in that you have to know what the original document is about. In this case, it is a list of residents in Safed, and it refers to Eretz Israel

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Debbie Lifshitz
 

If the acronym was in the census, it stands for Eretz Yisrael, or Land of Israel.
During the British Mandate (1917 -1948), Jews were allowed to refer to Palestine as Eretz Yisrael. 1932 would fall into that period.
Hope this helps,
Debbie Lifschitz
Jerusalem