Re: About Hebrew pronunciation
|From:||Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 31, 2004, 17:29|
> All hail the "Pronunciations of Hebrew" article in the Encyclopedia
> Judaica! :)
That sounds like it would be an interesting read just for its own sake...
> Unfortunately, i can't find either of those cities on maps on the
> internet, although Vojvodina seems to be more associated with
> Yugoslavia than Hungary, if it's the same one.
Vojvodina is the region north of the Danube that was given to Serbia after
the First World War; prior to that it was Hungarian. Banat is the name of
the eastern part of Vojvodina, extending into today's Romania
(Temesvár/Timisoara is also part of Banat). But for my part the city that
would interest me iz Zrenjanin (formerly Veliki Beckerek, Hungarian
> Anyway, according to the map in the encyclopedia, the southern third of
> Hungary is outside of the Yiddish-zone, which may mean out of the whole
> Ashkenazic zone also. The rest of Hungary is in the "Central"
> Ashkenazic zone, where they pronounced Hebrew like this:
> -Stephen (Steg)
Vorwärts immer, rückwärts nimmer!