tetragram


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tetragram

(ˈtɛtrəˌɡræm)
n
(Linguistics) any word of four letters
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Noun1.tetragram - a word that is written with four letters in an alphabetic writing system
written word - the written form of a word; "while the spoken word stands for something, the written word stands for something that stands for something"; "a craftsman of the written word"
Tetragrammaton - four Hebrew letters usually transliterated as YHWH (Yahweh) or JHVH (Jehovah) signifying the Hebrew name for God which the Jews regarded as too holy to pronounce
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His presence is pure being-there, an imaginative equivalent to the tetragram YHWH, God's "name.
This would not be the case for the tetragram, which is, indeed, a proper name, which Tertullian in the above quote consigned to a lower rung of names.
Permutations of the Tetragram are invoked among the protective roster of divine names, as is that of the biblical angel Gabriel.
In the third, he explains the meaning of the tetragram IHVH (flesh) and its expansion into the pentagram IHSVH (Jesus), the verbum mirificum which represents the sum of wisdom and the salvation of humanity.
More appealing to me were lists of 24 words containing all possible permutations of a tetragram, possible for AIRT and AGIN.
I don't see it as much of an improvement, except for the fact that the TSCH tetragram is hard on American eyes and the j really is pronounced like a y.
BALL=JELL=RILL=2 were the only integral tetragram equalities I discovered easily.
The bigram GH and the tetragram OUGH in the words listed below are both transcribed in W3 with [e] as one of the possible pronunciations:
The corresponding tetragram solution must use words beyond Webster's Unabridged; does anyone care to try and find one?
My best results first, cases in which the tetragram word has an AFFINITY with the person.
I've applied the HeLa tetragram process from the preceding article to all the contributors to Word Ways in the past ten years in order to curry favour.
This is equalled by WPPWRMWSTE (uppermost), and also ZSCHETZSCH (Germany) which begins and ends with the tetragram ZSCH.