Definitions

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  • n. Hebrew used in Israel today; revived from ancient Hebrew

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Examples

  • But from the late nineteenth century, it was revived as Modern Hebrew, now the mother tongue of a large speech community.

    The English Is Coming!

  • You're likely to change your mind about its "languageness" after reading Mr. McWhorter's careful explanation of the similarities between Black English and Modern Hebrew—both being slightly simplified versions of their "parent" languages, Standard English and Biblical Hebrew.

    Strange and Twisted Tongues

  • "We think our new approach will appeal to students who are interested in religion and study the Bible, as well as students who want to speak Modern Hebrew."

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • After all, Modern Hebrew is a resurrected language that has to work in the 21st Century, The biblical stuff, well, it was clear 3,000 years ago.

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature (1993).

    Judaic Studies in the United States.

  • The article above says that Devorah Baron, is considered to be the first female to write in Modern Hebrew.

    Devorah Baron.

  • There is no word for slave in Classical or Modern Hebrew, only servant; that is, an individual contracted to work for a maximum period of seven years in order to expunge a debt or to support an otherwise impecuneous family.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Her early studies included the Bible and Modern Hebrew language and literature.

    Rokhel Brokhes.

  • Brooke Lester of Anumma fame weighed the advantages and disadvantages of learning Modern Hebrew before Biblical Hebrew, and found the pros outweigh the cons.

    Biblical Studies Carnival 41

  • I speak Canadian English, Standard German, and a tiny smattering of Modern Hebrew, and even less of French.

    Open Thread. | Mind on Fire

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