Re: Biblical Hebrew or Modern Hebrew?
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 28, 2004, 18:46|
On Sep 28, 2004, at 8:42 PM, David H wrote:
> Well, I don't really have an immediate goal, but I'm not going to
> any time soon. I did start learning Modern Hebrew but I didn't get very
> far, and the book I was using didn't use vowels, can you recommend any
> good books? If I learn Biblical hebrew, would this give me a good
> grounding for the grammar (and vocabulary) of Modern Hebrew? And also,
> which type of Hebrew was the Talmud written in?
Well, the Mishna part of the Talmud was written in Mishnaic Hebrew :) ,
which is a bit like both Modern and Biblical, but closer to Modern.
The Gemara part of the Talmud was written in Aramaic, so don't worry
about that :) .
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