Tetragrammaton in Early Hebrew, read from right to left.
Early letters and meaning:
- yad: Picture is of a closed hand. Means work, throw, worship.
- hey: Picture is of a man with his arms raised up, shouting and pointing at a great site as if to say "behold, look at that". This letter is used to mean "the" in the sense of pointing to something of importance. Means look, reveal, breath, sigh.
- waw: Picture is of a tent peg or nail. Means add, secure, hook.
- hey: see #2
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