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Aramaic Influence on Biblical Hebrew
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Aramaic and Hebrew were languages in contact throughout the entire period in which the text of the Hebrew Bible took shape. Aramaic influence on the grammar and lexicon of Biblical Hebrew (BH) is recognizable in all phases of the language, and possibly even in its Masoretic vocalization. It is reasonable to…

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Stadel, Christian, “Aramaic Influence on Biblical Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 21 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000825>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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