יעקבֿ

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew יַעֲקֹב‎, with a vestige of the pharyngeal ayin realized as a velar nasal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

יעקבֿ (yankevm

  1. Jacob (Biblical character)
  2. A male given name: Jacob, Yankev.
  3. (figurative) Israel (the Jewish people)