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Subject: Another, perhaps not-so-scholarly take...
Author: Miranda   (Authenticated as Randee15)
Date: June 7, 2005 at 11:51:05 AM
Reply to: Re: For anyone who speaks Hebrew... by Miss Claire
A Dictionary of First Names, by the Oxford Press, says Isabel is a form of Elizabeth coined by "... deletion of the first syllable and alteration of the final consonant sound to one that can normally end a word in Spanish."

Source: http://snipurl.com/ff78.

EDIT: Fixed italics.


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