[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.

Peter Kirk
peter at qaya.org (personal)
peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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