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Word Order: Rabbinic Hebrew
(2,876 words)

Although Rabbinic Hebrew shares many syntactical structures with Biblical Hebrew, a large number of sentences differ from the biblical model. However, as the structures of many sentences are variegated, the following discussion deals only with the most common types in Rabbinic Hebrew. Special cases are found in the literature mentioned in the References section.

Most languages, including Hebrew, single out five main types of …

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Shivtiel, Avihai, “Word Order: Rabbinic Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000402>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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