ancient Hebrew alphabet


ancient Hebrew alphabet
noun

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  • Hebrew alphabet — noun a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino) • Syn: ↑Hebraic alphabet, ↑Hebrew script • Hypernyms: ↑alphabet, ↑unicameral script • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hebrew alphabet — Script used to write the Hebrew language and a number of other languages used as vernaculars by Jews, including Ladino and Yiddish. The modern 22 letter alphabet in use today differs only slightly from the script adapted by Jewish scribes in the… …   Universalium

  • Paleo-Hebrew alphabet — Type Abjad …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Hebrew alphabet — The History of the Hebrew alphabet dates back several thousand years.HistoryAccording to contemporary scholars, the original Hebrew script developed alongside others in the region during the course of the late second and first millennia BCE; it… …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew language — Hebrew redirects here. For other uses, see Hebrew (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Yiddish language. Hebrew עִבְרִית …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew Language and Literature — • Hebrew was the language spoken by the ancient Israelites, and in which were composed nearly all of the books of the Old Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hebrew Language and Literature     Hebrew …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hebrew —     Hebrew Language and Literature     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Hebrew Language and Literature     Hebrew was the language spoken by the ancient Israelites, and in which were composed nearly all of the books of the Old Testament. The name Hebrew …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hebrew grammar — is the grammar of the Hebrew language Contents 1 History of studies in Hebrew grammar 2 Eras 3 See also 4 References …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew astronomy — refers to any astronomy written in Hebrew or by Hebrew speakers, or translated into Hebrew. It also includes an unusual type of literature from the Middle Ages: works written in Arabic but transcribed in the Hebrew alphabet. It includes a range… …   Wikipedia