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Hebrew 101: Lesson 1

The first thing you need to know is that Hebrew is written and read from right to left that is in the direction of the arrow below this line
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The letters required for this lesson are:



Aleph, a silent letter getting the sound of the vowel under it or next to it.

Nun, pronounced like the 'n' in north.

Mem, pronounced like the 'm' in map.

Tav, pronounced like the 't' in tent.

Hey, pronounced like the 'h' in hat, except at the end of a word, where it is silent.


The vowels required for this lesson are:



Patach, pronounced ah, as in father. This will be represented on IRC by an underscore _

Kamatz, pronounced ah, as in father. This will be represented on IRC by T

pronounced as a shortened ah. This will be represented on IRC by _:

Hiriq, pronounced as the 'e' in he. This will be represented on IRC by a .

Hiriq followed by a yud, pronounced a the 'e' in he. This will be represented on IRC by a .

Shva, silent stop at end of a syllable, short ih at the start of a syllable. This will be represented on IRC by a :


Vocabulary for this lesson:

  • who (pronouced me)
  • what (pronounced mah)
  • I (am) (pronounced anee and transliterated ani)
  • you (are) (m.s.) (pronounced ata)
  • you (are) (f.s.) (pronounced aht)
  • mother, mom (pronounced ema)


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