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When writing sheim Hashem, why do people replace the alef/ אone letter with a kuf/ as in קל, יקוק, ה', צבקות, שקי etc.?

When writing sheim Hashem, why do replace the alef/ א with kuf/ as in קל, יקוק, ה', צבקות, שקי etc.?

When writing sheim Hashem, why do people replace one letter with a kuf/ as in קל, יקוק, ה', צבקות, שקי etc.?

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Writing the name of Hashem

When writing sheim Hashem, why do replace the alef/ א with kuf/ as in קל, יקוק, ה', צבקות, שקי etc.?