In the siddurs I've seen, we ask for annulment for vows made "with the name הוי״ה ". That word is left unvowelized. How is it pronounced?
Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. Join them; it only takes a minute:
Here's how it works:
- Anybody can ask a question
- Anybody can answer
- The best answers are voted up and rise to the top
Usually I hear it pronounced "havaya." I think we refer to the four-letter name (yud-kay-vov-kay) as "havaya" ("existence") because it has the same letters and same root.
Has anyone heard otherwise?