In Hebrew for example, originally there were no vowels. So Ron can be Ran, Ryn, Ren, Roon, Rin,Rain, Run. "y" is also considered to be a vowel. There are no vowels also in Arabic. Other language examples are: Don, Adonai, Dan, Dun, Den, etc. (meaning Lord) Or we can do "dom"( also meaning Lord): doom (book of doom), domini.
Across languages, d = t or g or d. "Rand" can mean "son of Ron or Ran. This is found in German surnames. For example, "Brandt" means "son of Brand " or even son of Brant. Jon= Jonathan= John =Juan =Jacque. Across languages "h" is often silent and even missing. John = Jon. So what's your beef? (beif).
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