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On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Adam Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Funny that.  Wouldn't Heyaw by itself be cognate with Eve?  The Hebrew is
> Chava IINM and means, simply, "living."

Certainly looks like it could be. That's with a pharyngeal h (normally
marked with an under-dot) which contrasts with both /h/ and /x/ in
Ge'ez, BTW. I'm not actually sure if there is another name for Eve –
I'm not terribly far along in my studies.

-Leland