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Names of People: Modern Hebrew
(6,144 words)

1. Introduction

Personal names are an important part of the vocabulary in every language. Hebrew given names are usually based on meaningful lexemes. Personal names can be classified by origin (that is, whether they occur already in Biblical Hebrew, in the Diaspora literature, or only in Modern Hebrew), by their structures, and use for female …

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Rosenhouse, Judith, “Names of People: Modern Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 09 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_000464>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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