Hebrew alphabet
The Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי, alefbet ʿIvri ), known variously by scholars as the Jewish script, square script, block script, is used in the writing of the Hebrew language, as...
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History of the Hebrew alphabet
The History of the Hebrew alphabet dates back several thousand years.
According to contemporary scholars, the original Hebrew script developed alongside others in the region during the course of t...
Hebrew phonology
Hebrew phonology may refer to:
Yiddish phonology
There is significant phonological variation among the various dialects of the Yiddish language. The description that follows is of a modern Standard Yiddish that was devised during the early 20th cent...
Cursive Hebrew
Cursive Hebrew (Hebrew: כתב עברי רהוט, transliterated: ktav 'ivri rahut) is a collective designation for several styles of handwriting the Hebrew alphabet. Modern Hebrew, especially in informal use in...
Cursive Hebrew - Wikipedia
Rashi script
Rashi script is a semi-cursive typeface for the Hebrew alphabet. It is named for Rashi, an author of rabbinic commentary on the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and the Talmud, and is customarily used for printi...
Ashuri alphabet
Ashuri alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית אַשּׁוּרִי‎, álef-bet ashurí) means Assyrian alphabet and also refers to the Assyrian script (Hebrew: כְּתָב אַשּׁוּרִי‎, ktav ashurí) which is the nam...
Ashuri alphabet - Wikipedia
Hebrew numerals
The system of Hebrew numerals is a quasi-decimal alphabetic numeral system using the letters of the Hebrew alphabet.The system was adopted from that of the Greek numerals in the late 2nd century BC; i...
Romanization of Hebrew
Hebrew uses the Hebrew alphabet with optional vowel points. The romanization of Hebrew is the use of the Latin alphabet to transliterate Hebrew words.For example, the Hebrew name spelled יִשְׂרָאֵל ("...
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Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew (Hebrew: עִבְרִית מִקְרָאִית), also called Classical Hebrew (Hebrew: עִבְרִית קְלַסִּית‎), is the archaic form of the Hebrew language, a Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the ...
Yiddish language
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, literally "Jewish") is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the pre-existing ...
Yiddish language - Wikipedia
Yiddish orthography
Yiddish orthography is the writing system used for the Yiddish language. It includes Yiddish spelling rules and the Hebrew script, which is used as the basis of a full vocalic alphabet. Letters that a...
Yiddish orthography - Wikipedia
International Phonetic Alphabet for Hebrew
The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Modern/Israeli Hebrew language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. Since Modern Hebrew has both non-Orien...
International Phonetic Alphabet for Hebrew - Wikipedia
Shin (letter)
Shin (also spelled Šin (šīn) or Sheen) literally means "teeth", "press", and "sharp"; It is the twenty-first letter in many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician 𐤔, Aramaic/Hebrew ש, and Arabic ش̴...
Dagesh
The dagesh (דָּגֵשׁ) is a diacritic used in the Hebrew alphabet. It was added to the Hebrew orthography at the same time as the Masoretic system of niqqud (vowel points). It takes the form of a dot pl...
Mater lectionis
In the spelling of Hebrew and some other Semitic languages, matres lectionis (/ˈmeɪtriːz lɛktiˈoʊnɨs/; from Latin "mothers of reading", singular form: mater lectionis, Hebrew: אֵם קְרִיאָה mother of r...
Meteg
Meteg (or metheg, Hebrew מֶתֶג, lit. 'bridle', also ga'ya געיה, lit. 'bellowing', מאריך ma'arikh, or מעמיד ma'amid) is a punctuation mark used in Biblical Hebrew for stress marking. It is a vertical...
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Sh'va
Shva or, in Biblical Hebrew, Sh'wa (Hebrew: שְׁוָא) is a Hebrew niqqud vowel sign written as two vertical dots "ְ" beneath a letter. In Modern Hebrew, it indicates either the phoneme /e/ or the comple...
Sh'va - Wikipedia
Gershayim
Gershayim (Hebrew: גֵּרְשַׁיִם, without niqqud גרשיים), also occasionally grashayim (Hebrew: גְּרָשַׁיִם), names two distinct typographical marks in the Hebrew language. The name literally means "doub...
Geresh
Geresh (׳ in Hebrew: גֶּרֶשׁ‎ or גֵּרֶשׁ‎ [ˈɡeʁeʃ], or medieval [ˈɡeːɾeːʃ]) is a sign in Hebrew writing. It has two meanings.
As a diacritic, the Geresh is written immediately after (...
Hebraization of English
The Hebraization of English (or Hebraicization) is the use of the Hebrew alphabet to write English. Because Hebrew uses an abjad, it can render English words in multiple ways. There are many uses for ...
Unicode and HTML for the Hebrew alphabet
The Unicode and HTML for the Hebrew alphabet are found in the following tables. The Unicode Hebrew block extends from U+0590 to U+05FF and from U+FB1D to U+FB4F. It includes letters, ligatures, combin...
Unicode and HTML for the Hebrew alphabet - Wikipedia
Hebrew diacritics
Hebrew orthography includes several types of diacritics:Several diacritical systems were developed in the Early Middle Ages. The most widespread system, and the only one still used to a significant de...
Free UCS Outline Fonts
GNU FreeFont (also known as Free UCS Outline Fonts) is a family of high-quality free OpenType, TrueType and WOFF outline fonts, implementing as much of the Universal Character Set (UCS) as possible. ...
Free UCS Outline Fonts - Wikipedia
Aljamiado
Aljamiado ([alxaˈmjaðo]; Arabic: عَجَمِيَة‎ trans. ʿajamiyah) or Aljamía texts are manuscripts that use the Arabic script for transcribing European languages, especially Romance languages su...
Aljamiado - Wikipedia
Shva
Shva or, in Biblical Hebrew, Sh'wa (Hebrew: שְׁוָא) is a Hebrew niqqud vowel sign written as two vertical dots "ְ" beneath a letter. In Modern Hebrew, it indicates either the phoneme /e/ or the comple...
Shva - Wikipedia
Teth
Teth, also written as Ṭēth or Tet, is the ninth letter of many Semitic abjads (vowel-less alphabets) including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew Tet ט, Syriac ܛ, and Arabic Ṭāʾ ط. It is 16th in modern Arabi...
Paleo-Hebrew alphabet
The Paleo-Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: הכתב העברי הקדום‎), also Palaeo-Hebrew alphabet, is an abjad variant of the Phoenician alphabet. It dates to around the 10th century BCE. It was used as the ma...
Paleo-Hebrew alphabet - Wikipedia
Tefillin
Tefillin (Askhenazic: /ˈtfɪlɨn/; Israeli Hebrew: [tfiˈlin], תפילין) also called phylacteries (/fɪˈlæktəriːz/ from Ancient Greek φυλακτήριον phylacterion, form of phylássein, φυλάσσειν meaning "to guar...
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