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  1. The deity worshipped in Abrahamitic religions, Yahweh, called Adonai in Judaism due to a taboo on using the full name, and God and the Lord in Christianity.
  2. Known as the "Tetragrammaton", the four Hebrew letters יהוה‎ which are transliterated into the Latin alphabet as YHWH (or IHVH, JHVH, or YHVH). Usually vowels are added to produce the spelling Jehovah, Yehovah or Yahweh (Jahaveh, Jahve, Jahveh, Jahweh, Yahve, Yahveh, Yahwe).


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