A Primer of Hebrew

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Charles Scribner, 1903 - Hebrew language - 119 pages
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OCLC: 32030720
Related Subjects: Hebrew language -- Grammar -- Textbooks.
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Page v - Its object is to give a general survey of the principal phenomena of the language, with a view to putting the student, in the shortest possible time and with the minimum of arduousness, in position to begin reading and translating with the use of lexicon and grammar.
Page 2 - Greek, with a vertical line added beneath to make it level with the other letters and to show that it is a constituent part of the word.
Page 8 - ... constitutes a single voice impulse in pronunciation. In English words a syllable must contain at least one vowel sound, and, as indicated above, a single vowel may constitute a syllable and occasionally a word, as the article a, or a', the clipped form of all. A and / are vowels and syllables and words. An open syllable is one that ends with a vowel; a closed syllable, one that ends with a consonant. There are three syllables in hap pi ness, one open and two closed. Syllable is not to be confused...
Page 4 - English equivalents of (ie transliterate) the following Hebrew words. NOTE. — Hebrew is written from right to left, hence the word at the righthand end of the first line below is the first word, etc.

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