Official 2012-13 Houston Aeros/Orlando Solar Bears Thread II
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11-24-2012, 09:42 PM
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Hank Hope would be a direct translation, even if "Hannu" as a name is derivative of "Johannes" (John) from the Bible. And obviously, toivo = hope.
Johannes is actually Latin, so it is from the Latin translation of the NT, which of course was actually written in Greek where the name is "IˇannÚs" .
The Aramaic name from which this all comes from is something like "Yehochanan" (God is gracious) - or thereabouts.
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