[b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation

Awohili at aol.com Awohili at aol.com
Tue Aug 2 14:08:24 EDT 2005

I do not wish to belabor the point, but many Jews today read unpointed  
(voweless) texts with complete comprehension, and this was the case even before  
the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language in Israel.
So, would the average  Tsabra instinctively know how to  pronounce YHWH 
Solomon Landers
In a message dated 08/02/2005 10:54:56 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,  
K0434995 at kingston.ac.uk writes:

As with all  other verbs instincts would have guided a first language hebrew 
to the  correct pronunciation.
This is why the texts never needed a vowel  system.

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