[b-hebrew] OT: a link about Modern Hebrew

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sat Jun 5 11:21:17 EDT 2004


On 05/06/2004 04:59, UUC wrote:

>???
>Is it normal for the scholars of ancient Hebrew to not be able to read
>Israeli newspaper?
>
>  
>
Yes, sadly, because modern Hebrew is a different language, and has a 
large number of vocabulary items and some grammatical structures not 
used in the Hebrew Bible, and also because most scholars (although not 
Karl) are not used to reading unpointed text.

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Peter Kirk
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