Yahweh

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Yah·weh

 (yä′wā, -wĕ) also Yah·veh (-vā, -vĕ) or Jah·veh (yä′vā, -vĕ) or Jah·weh (yä′wā, -wĕ)
n.
A name for God thought to represent the original pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton among the ancient Hebrews.

[Conventional pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton, written in Hebrew as yhwh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]
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Yahweh

(ˈjɑːweɪ) or

Jahweh

;

Yahveh

(ˈjɑːveɪ) or

Jahveh

n
(Bible) Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]
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Yah•weh

or Jah•weh

(ˈyɑ wɛ)

also Yah•veh,

Jah•veh

(-vɛ)

n.
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
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Noun1.Yahweh - a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
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Il se trompe encore: il ecrit par exemple "Sedonel t" surcharge en "gayes" suivi de "tolima," et ensuite "tetrammaton" surcharge en "tetragrammaton," alors que "tetragammaton" est clairement lisible dans la lettre (notons qu'il ne s'interesse pas en revanche a l'aspect lourdement repetitif de la formule magique, qui aurait legitime d'autres effets comiques).