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Various types of abbreviations are in use in Modern Hebrew, some inherited from earlier periods and others introduced only in modern times. Each type will be dealt with below, followed by a short discussion of abbreviations in earlier stages of the language.

1. Abbreviations with a double apostrophe

One type of abbreviation is marked with a double …

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Rubin, Aaron D., “Abbreviations”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000717>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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