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Vocalization, Palestinian
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1. Introduction

The term ‘Palestinian vocalization’ refers to a type of vocalization system that was used during the Middle Ages to represent the Palestinian pronunciation tradition of Hebrew and Jewish Aramaic. The Palestinian vocalization system was used alongside the Tiberian system for some time, but fell out of use probably around the 10th or 11th century (A…

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Heijmans, Shai, “Vocalization, Palestinian”, 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_00000179>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423, 20130809



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