Hbrw

22 04 2007

Th lphbt s hrd t mstr;
Rdng bck t frnt’s dsstr.
Nlss h’s rd th clssfds,
whr trth, bbrvtd, hds,
th wld-b rdr f th Bbl,
prsntd wth th txt, s lbl
t trn nd rn wth shrks nd hwls-
th hbrw Scrptrs hv n vwls!

Jessica Shaver

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4 responses

25 04 2007
Conrad

Yes, but where’s the niqqud?

30 04 2007
Simon Holloway

Indeed! Not to mention the fact that, curious as it may be to try reading English without vowels, Hebrew is really not so ambiguous as all that. Although there are certainly some odd ambiguities.

8 05 2007
Codex: Biblical Studies Blogspot » Blog Archive » HBRW WTHT VWLS GN (Hebrew Without Vowels Again)

[…] Biblical Hebrew was originally written without vowel indicators, I found this great example over at Davar Akher: Th lphbt s hrd t mstr; Rdng bck t frnt’s dsstr. Nlss h’s rd th clssfds, whr trth, bbrvtd, hds, […]

15 07 2007
Daniel

He’alfabeth harhomanyi
Col kuch kasia le’mastery
Tnoo’ot ozrot k’day l’haveen?
Hen stum naot u’mbulb’lim!

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