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Tetragon
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Tetragrammaton definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: 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

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek, from neuter of tetragrammatos having four letters, from tetra- + grammat-, gramma letter more at gram Date: 15th century the four Hebrew letters usually transliterated YHWH or JHVH that form a biblical proper name of God compare Yahweh

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the Hebrew name of God written in four letters, articulated as Yahweh etc. Etymology: Gk (as TETRA-, gramma, -atos letter)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tetragrammaton Tet`ra*gram"ma*ton, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; te`tra- (see Tetra-) + ? a letter.] The mystic number four, which was often symbolized to represent the Deity, whose name was expressed by four letters among some ancient nations; as, the Hebrew JeHoVaH, Greek qeo`s, Latin deus, etc.



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