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Unit Three - Learning Hebrew Syllables
I am the Aleph and the Tav, the First and the Last

In order to properly pronounce a Hebrew word, you will need to understand how the word is divided into syllables (i.e., units of distinct sound).

Word Division

Objective:

  • After studying this unit, you should be able to begin reading, writing, and reciting Hebrew words. Start with Section 3.1 and down move through the list.

UNIT THREE CONTENTS

3.1

The Two Rules

3.2

Syllable Classification

3.3

Hebrew Accent Marks

3.4

Dotted Letters

3.5

Vocal Sheva (na)

3.6

Silent Sheva (nach)

3.7

Furtive Patach

3.8

Quiescent Letters

3.9

The Maqqef (hyphen)

3.10

Qamets Chatuph

3.11

Summary Page

3.12

Unit Three Exercises

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