[b-hebrew] Two X letters
yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 11:17:06 EDT 2007
On 10/29/07, Isaac Fried wrote:
> Your statement to the effect that "Modern spoken Hebrew is a hybrid
> language" is not only baseless and senseless, but is also an outright
> religiously motivated sectarian diatribe. It provides good indication as to
> the quality and sincerely of everything else you say, here and elsewhere.
You can read the following on these issues:
Abba, Why was Prof. Higgins Trying to teach Eliza to speak like our
Israeli as a Semi-Engineered Semito-European Language:
Now, I don't know if I accept Zuckerman's analysis of Modern Hebrew completely,
and I definitely feel that he is mistaken on many details regarding
but it is clear that Modern Hebrew is not simply a continuation of Mishnaic
Hebrew, but also has a lot of debt to Yiddish.
There is also a chapter on Israeli Hebrew in The Semitic Languages, ed.
Hetzron, 1997 by Ruth Berman.
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