deciphering vince (me): greg

Vincent DeCaen decaen at
Thu Apr 5 12:50:24 EDT 2001


i was using a standard for the electronic encoding of hebrew, since we
can't get the fine points of hebrew orthography/pointing otherwise.

the vowels are
I, ", E, A, F, O, U

any type of dagesh is the period <.>

and the consonants are
) B G D H W X + Y K L M N S ( P C Q R $ (sin &) T

thus, the first words of genesis are:

if you're interested in electronic encoding, you might look at

Dr Vincent DeCaen     <decaen at>
c/o Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, 4 Bancroft Ave., 2d floor
University of Toronto, Toronto ON, CANADA, M5S 1A1

Hebrew Syntax Encoding Initiative,
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