[b-hebrew] Vowel points - earliest history

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 15:31:07 EDT 2008


On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Charles Grebe wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm wondering if anyone knows of a good source on the internet that
> discusses the history of the Hebrew vowel points. I'm particularly
> interested in the circumstances of it's earliest development - when, by whom, where, etc.
>

Do you mean vocalization as a whole (a phonological feature of Hebrew)
or the graphical
vowel point system to represent vocalizations?  I ask because you seem
to be asking
about the second, but I think your purpose might be to find out about the first.

Yitzhak Sapir



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