[b-hebrew] "Rafe" and the vocal sheva.

Jason Hare jason at hareplay.com
Tue Jan 20 15:57:04 EST 2004

I must have just been duped into thinking it was the same textual signal. It
looks the same, anyway! LOL


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher V. Kimball" <kimball at ntplx.net>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 7:16 AM
Subject: [b-hebrew] "Rafe" and the vocal sheva.

> Mesorah Publications, in its Artscroll prayerbook series (i.e. "Siddur
> Chaim") uses a rafe-like horizontal line above a sheva-ed consonant to
> indicate a vocal sheva (sh'va na) except for the consonant that is the
> first in the word. This is very helpful, but has nothing to do with a
> as I understand it.
> Chris Kimball
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