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Ashkenaz

[ ash-kuh-naz ]
/ ˈæʃ kəˌnæz /
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noun

a son of Gomer and grandson of Japheth. Genesis 10:1–3; 1 Chronicles 1:6.
an ancient kingdom in eastern Armenia.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also Douay Bible, As·ce·nez [as-kuh-neez] /ˈæs kəˌniz/ .

Origin of Ashkenaz

From Hebrew Ashkənāz, of uncertain origin but later associated first with the Scythians (Iranian nomads who lived between the Black and Aral Seas) and then with the Slavs
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