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What about the Midland Railway 0-10-0 (British Railways no. 58100) steam locomotive used as the banking engine on the Lickey Incline from Bromsgrove?
Aramaic etymology of Bertha?
The Word Barta in Aramaic means "daughter". Rendered into Yemenite dialect (which is used as the standard transliterations into formal English, etc..., ie. words like Beth, Sabbath) it becomes Bertha. I heard a few weeks ago about a connection to the name Bertha but I don't know of any text to back it up. I will say though that many Talmudic names come from the Hebrew and Aramaic terms for various roles in the family: Rav Papa (father), Abba (father), Rav Acha (brother), so I don't think it's too much of a stretch but I want evidence before proceeding. Valley2city 06:47, 7 May 2008 (UTC)