HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contracted form of יהוה(YHWH, Yahweh, Jehovah).

Proper nounEdit

יָהּ (Yahm

  1. Jah, one of the names of God and a common theophoric element in Hebrew names.

Usage notesEdit

  • Observant Jews, outside of prayer, may prefer to write and say קָהּ(kah), so as not to abuse the name of God.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From י(ten) +‎ ה(five).

NounEdit

יה (15m

  1. Alternative form of טו ("fifteen"), usually avoided owing to its homonymy with the holy name Jah.