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Matres Lectionis: Biblical Hebrew
(1,830 words)

This entry focuses on one major aspect of Biblical Hebrew spelling, the use of the letters ה he, ו waw, י yod, and (marginally) א ʾalef as matres…

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Andersen, Francis I. and Forbes, A. Dean, “Matres Lectionis: Biblical Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000286>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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