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Introduction

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The Hebrew language is made up of 17 consonants and 5
gutturals: The letters (Gutturals)

2 out of the 17 consonants are quiet: The and the .

Gutturals

The guttural letters come out from the throat

The difference between the consonants and the gutturals is that
the gutturals can't…

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: A
joins 2 words together. It is like a hyphen in English.


and

Most words in Hebrew are (The emphasis is on the last part
of the word)

Occasionally, words are (The emphasis is on the second last
part of the word)

Most words have a ­ which…

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There are many reasons for a . Here are a few of them.


1. In a `Definite Article' E.g.


2. In the letters

If any of these six letters begin a word there will be a in them


If any of these come after a silent they will have…

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Exceptions

1. If the word begins with


Solution:

With a:



(The from the gets removed and the under the turns into a

)



With an





(The from the gets removed and the under the turns into a

)








With a:

Monosyllable Duo Syllable

Any Vowel




(The will have a…

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Monosyllable Duo Syllable

Any Vowel


(The will have a or
underneath it depending on: The vowel
and whether it's a mono or duo syllable word)


With an:

Monosyllable Duo Syllable

Any Vowel


(The will have a or
underneath it depending on: The vowel and
whether it's a mono or…

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1. If the word already began with a (A word may not start with 2
consecutive `s)


Solution:
A goes under the / / with a after it.

E.g.



2. If the word began with a

Solution:
The with the disappears

E.g.


3. If the word began with a…

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/ /
(Definite Article)

If you want to put a Definite Article and a / / , together before a
word: The gets removed, and the under the / / changes

to a
E.g.


Exceptions

1. If the word starts with a

Solution:
The disappears and the vowel under…

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The word mainly comes before a `Definite Object.'
E.g. He took the ball



How to tell if the Article
is Definite?

The way to tell if an article is definite is as follows:

1. If the word has a definite article before it
E.g.


2. If the word the…

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Nouns

Unlike English where there are 3 Genders, in Hebrew there are only 2
(Masculine and Feminine)

How to tell the Gender and Number (Singular/Plural)

Feminine Singular (FS) ­ If the word ends in
E.g. Charity

Exceptions for FS

The word is Masculine (There may be other exceptions)

Masculine…

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