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Name, pronunciation and transliteration (1)

Qamets

father

ā

2

Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Tsere

they

ē

3

Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Holem

role

ō

4

Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Pathach

bat

a

5

Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Seghol

better

e

6

Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Hireq

bitter

i

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration (2)

Qamets Hatuf

bottle

o

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Qibbuts

ruler

u

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Hateph Pathach

amuse

ǎ

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Hateph Seghol

metallic

ě

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Hateph Qamets

commit

ǒ

12

What are long vowels often called?

"Changeable" long vowels

13

What are vowel letters sometimes called?

Historically long vowels

14

When is a vowel letter written with a He used?

Only used at the end of a word.

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Qamets He

father

â

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Tsere He

they

ê

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Seghol He

better

ê

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Holem He

role

ô

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Holem Waw

role

ô

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Shureq

ruler

û

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Tsere Yod

they

ê

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Seghol Yod

better

ê

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Name, pronunciation and transliteration

Hireq Yod

machine

î

24

Define defective writing

When vowel letters are written without their consonant

25

Define full writing

When vowel letters are written with their consonants

26

What are the three patterns of defective writing?

1. Holem Waw to Holem  (בֹּ < בּוֹ)
2. Shureq to Qibbuts  (בֻּ < בּוּ)

3. Hireq Yod to Hireq  (בִּ < בִּי)

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What are the two types of Shewa?

Silent Shewa and Vocal Shewa

28

Describe the Silent Shewa

It has a zero value and is never pronounced and never transliterated

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Describe the Vocal Shewa

It has a hurried pronunciation and sounds like the in amuse. It is transliterated as an upside down e or superscript e.

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For which consonants does the Holem sometimes combine with?

Sin and Shin

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