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Vocalization of Modern Hebrew
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Modern Hebrew is most often written with scriptio plena and without vocalization. Vocalization is regularly used only in particular types of texts: dictionaries, poetry, books for children and for students of Hebrew, and some religious literature. In other texts vocalization is not used consistently.

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Aharoni, Amir E., “Vocalization of Modern Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 11 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000368>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423, 20130809



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