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Subject:  Re: Paul Has Been Suspended Date:  11/1/2004  3:36 PM
Author:  Anibaldo Number:  628266 of 2304531

One thing I've always thought was funny is that I've had a much easier time learning Arabic than Hebrew but apparently my accent in Arabic is more similar to an Israeli than an American.

You mean you pronounce that French 'r' as in milhamat ha-terror according to Sharon's pronouncation?

There are some Yemenite Jews that have a quite authentic Semitic pronouncation of Ivrit.

Basically Ivrith does not pronounce specific Semitic sounds like 'ayin' or 'tzade' correctly, as a majority of today's Ivrith speakers or their parents were - phonetically speaking - Indo-Europeans.

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