What is the meaning of mappiks in Kaddish.
...יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ שְׁמֵהּ
Isn't a mappik in the word שְׁמֵהּ (for example) would mean her name. So who is she?
Jutky, see my comment on Isaac's answer. The Mappik Hei closing a Tzereh on the last syllable (ie., "eh" or "eyh", where the 'h' is pronounced as an exhalation through the mouth) is the masculine singular possessive in Aramaic. Although they have many similarities, Hebrew and Aramaic are quite different.