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Modern Hebrew: Language Varieties
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Like any other living language, Modern Hebrew (MH) has many varieties depending on numerous sociological, geographical, textual, temporal, and personal factors. They are determined by the classical question: who uses (speaks, writes) what variety of what language to whom, when, where, and concerning what (based on Fishman 1972:2). In this entry the use of text refers to any variety…

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Schwarzwald, Ora (Rodrigue), “Modern Hebrew: Language Varieties”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000102>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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