Modern Hebrew-English Dictionary by Avraham ZilkhaModern Hebrew-English Dictionary by Avraham Zilkha

Modern Hebrew-English Dictionary

byAvraham Zilkha

Paperback | September 10, 1989

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This dictionary was compiled with the intention of providing an up-to-date, easy to use, and inexpensive tool which would enable the student of the language to understand a modern Hebrew text.  Special attention was given to the language of the media; thus, political terms and names of institutions have been included in abundance.  The dictionary reflects the contemporary language of Israel which contains vocabulary from earlier periods, borrowings, colloquial expressions as well as recently coined words which have been accepted in common usage.  Vocabulary that is limited to the spoken language and words that are borderline cases have been marked as 'colloquial'.  Thousands of compounds, visually distinct as subentries, have also been included.

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Title:Modern Hebrew-English DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1989Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300046480

ISBN - 13:9780300046489

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Modern Hebrew, the language of present-day Israel, contains vocabulary from all its historical layers, as well as colloquialisms, borrowings, and recently coined words. This Hebrew-English dictionary is an up-to-date, easy to use, and inexpensive tool to enable the student and other readers to understand contemporary Hebrew texts.