Hebrew: the eternal language
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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hebrew language,
  • Grammar

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Gitelson library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ4567 .C45
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24876192M
ISBN 100827600771
LC Control Number57008140
OCLC/WorldCa592602

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HEBREW: THE ETERNAL LANGUAGE Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Manufacturer: Jewish Publication Society. This classic work on the history of Hebrew is rich with fascinating information about the development of the Hebrew alphabet, the ways in which Hebrew borrowed from neighbouring languages and its Reviews: 4. This classic work on the history of Hebrew is rich with fascinating information about the development of the Hebrew alphabet, the ways in which Hebrew borrowed from neighbouring languages and its remarkable period of dormancy as a spoken language and subsequent revival. Surely one of the definitive works on the history of a language /5(4). Read this book on Questia. Barely a decade or two ago there were people who maintained that Hebrew was not a living , the "sacred language" of the past is the daily vernacular of hundreds of thousands of Jews in the language .

The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book. Dr. Chomsky takes his readers on an intellectual journey from man's early attempts at communication, through the biblical and post-biblical literature, the Middle Ages /5(10). Hebrew: The Eternal Language | William Chomsky | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chomsky, William, Hebrew: the eternal language. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, Hebrew: the Eternal Language: Author: William Chomsky: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

This classic work on the history of Hebrew is rich with fascinating information about the development of the Hebrew alphabet, the ways in which Hebrew borrowed from neighbouring languages and its remarkable period of dormancy as a spoken language and subsequent revival. Surely one of the definitive works on the history of a language /5. Buy Hebrew: The Eternal Language by Chomsky, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated . While I never knew what an "eternal language" might be, or how Hebrew was one, this is a really enjoyable book. William Chomsky was capable of being enormously, tediously technical - see his translation and reworking of Kimhi's Hebrew Grammar (Mikhlol) but he dropped the pretensions for this very pleasant and informative book /5.