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Tunisia, Pronunciation Traditions
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1. Introduction

For many generations Tunisia was home to numerous Jewish communities that differed in character, culture, language, and Hebrew reading traditions. The different communities can be divided into a number of major groups.

One group consists of the communities in the northwest of the country, including Bizerte in the north, Béja and El K…

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Henshke, Yehudit, “Tunisia, Pronunciation Traditions”, 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_00000372>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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