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Italy, Pronunciation Traditions
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This article is concerned with the pronunciation of Hebrew by Italian Jews as it is documented in written texts, in direct and indirect references by grammarians and other authors, and in the modern oral traditions. Principally, we can distinguish between two main stages in the development of Hebrew pronunciation traditions in Italy. These stages are distinguished not only in time, but also in geographical space, as they are connected to the d…

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Ryzhik, Michael, “Italy, Pronunciation Traditions”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 30 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000727>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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