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Re: hebrew

The family you learnt from must have been ashkinazi.  The pronunciation 
that I learnt for 'I love you' is **'anI 'ohev 'ata.** 

By a funny coincidence, in ancient hebrew, the prefixs on ancient hebrew 
verbs modify them in much the same way as the prefixes in modern Hol.  
There are also a series of suffixes for the verbs, some of which modify 
the subject performing the action and some of which modify the verb 

Avi Chapman

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>ghItlh Voragh:
>>When I started studying Hebrew after several years of Russian,
>During my summer holiday last year, I met some isralian family. I 
>with them a lot. Since not all of them could speak english, others 
needed to
>translate into hebrew.
>And I was damn surprised when I actually understood one single word. 
>pronounced *qo'Hav*.
>We had been talking about the stars (=> {Hov})!
>I think it's just coincidence, but at that moment I was glad that I 
>Other thing: They tought me many hebrew words, counting, some curses, 
>sentences. I wanted to write them down, but I cannot write hebrew 
>So I wrote down everything using the latinized transkription we are 
>all the time! Funny!
>Let's test it: What does it mean:
>**'anI 'ohev 'otaH.** (something very important to know! :-)
>  muHwI'

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