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My great uncle when leading the family Seder always said 'Arbang mi'yodeya' etc (as well as 'ki lau no'eh' and bimhighrow yivneh besau b'kaurov'). Our family background is Anglo-Jewish since about 1740 and before that from yekkish/Dutch forebears) and my grandmother's transliteration of the Shema started 'Shemang'.


It appears as though Rambam does not cite specific Scriptural references, but in Sanhedrine 29b, the Mitzva for each person to copy Torah for themselves is connected to Deuteronomy 31:19,com_docman/task,doc_download/gid,653/ Your tradition draws upon this verse as the source of the mitzva for each person to copy ...

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