Names, Was: Hexwood's Goon

Gross Family argross at bigpond.net.au
Mon Mar 11 07:08:16 EST 2002


 I said:

> It seems that way
> to me because "Hannah" woud seem to be the closest to the original Hebrew
> pronunciation--only it's spelled and pronounced slightly differently to
suit
> English. In the original "Chana",

I said something silly here: the original Hebrew was of course not spelled
in English letters at all. I wonder if "Hannah" isn't really the same
attempt to render "Chana" in English as "Anne" and "Anna", only with
different English spellings.

Ros



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