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.
The hieratical tetragram, the ineffable name of the One, means: `I am what is'.
Permutations of the Tetragram are invoked among the protective roster of divine names, as is that of the biblical angel Gabriel.
The name Jehovah appears about 7,000 times in the Hebrew books of the Bible in the form of the tetragram (meaning "four characters") JHVH.
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.
A Polygram Films release of a Polygram Filmed Entertainment presentation of a Propaganda Films production in association with Tetragram.
The digit sequences were not long enough to permit meaningful trigram or tetragram analyses.
A phrase like 'the tetragram in the form [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED] p.
3 "it turns out that all divine names refer, as to a common destiny written down in the distant past of the Western world, to the unpronounceable Name, to the unvocalizable Tetragram.
Since the Jews consider the name of God too sacred to be pronounced, the tetragram is read aloud as Adonai or Elohim, when encountered in the Scripture.
More appealing to me were lists of 24 words containing all possible permutations of a tetragram, possible for AIRT and AGIN.