[b-hebrew] Transcription Question?

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 18:34:46 EDT 2006


On 9/12/06, Seth Knorr wrote:
> I am new to the list so I looked at the transcription list at:
> http://www.ibiblio.org/bhebrew/
>
>   But had some questions.
>
>   Is final "mem" expressed simply as "mem"?

Just 'M'

>   Also I see nothing for a "patach"? OR are these just ignored?

Patach is Patah.  It is the first in the vowels section: A.

>   For instance if I want to transcribe one of the words for "people" should it be: M(

Probably (am.  Just because Hebrew is written right to left does not mean the
transcription is.

Yitzhak Sapir



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