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Variant spelling of [[GIDGIDDONAH|G<small>IDGIDDONAH</small>]]
 
Variant spelling of [[GIDGIDDONAH|G<small>IDGIDDONAH</small>]]
  
Sidgiddonah
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====[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/morm/6.13?lang=eng#12 Mormon 6:13]====
:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/morm/6.13?lang=eng#12 Mormon 6:13]
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* P: S2 Sidgiddonah > S1 Gidgiddonah
::P: S2 Sidgiddonah > S1 Gidgiddonah
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* 1830-1981: Gidgiddonah
::1830-1981: Gidgiddonah
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* Discussion: Scribe 2 wrote Sidgiddonah, which Scribe 1 corrected to Gidgiddonah in P. In Cowdery's handwriting, a capital G often looked like a capital S, and so Scribe 2 must have misread it. Cowdery corrected the name, and the 1830 edition also had a G, which also seems to agree with the name [[GIDGIDDONI|G<small>IDGIDDONI</small>]].
 
 
Discussion: Scribe 2 wrote Sidgiddonah, which Scribe 1 corrected to Gidgiddonah in P. In Cowdery's handwriting, a capital G often looked like a capital S, and so Scribe 2 must have misread it. Cowdery corrected the name, and the 1830 edition also had a G, which also seems to agree with the name [[GIDGIDDONI|G<small>IDGIDDONI</small>]].
 
 
 
Summary: Gidgiddonah is correct spelling.
 
  
 
Source: ''ATV'' 6:3644.
 
Source: ''ATV'' 6:3644.
  
 
[[Category:Variant Names]]
 
[[Category:Variant Names]]

Latest revision as of 18:25, 18 June 2016

Variant spelling of GIDGIDDONAH

Mormon 6:13

  • P: S2 Sidgiddonah > S1 Gidgiddonah
  • 1830-1981: Gidgiddonah
  • Discussion: Scribe 2 wrote Sidgiddonah, which Scribe 1 corrected to Gidgiddonah in P. In Cowdery's handwriting, a capital G often looked like a capital S, and so Scribe 2 must have misread it. Cowdery corrected the name, and the 1830 edition also had a G, which also seems to agree with the name GIDGIDDONI.

Source: ATV 6:3644.