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Learn Hebrew

Hebrew is a Semitic language originating in the Middle East. Although you won't necessarly understand it if you speak other Semitic languages, there are similarities. Semitic languages do not generally use alphabets: instead, they use abjads, which do not include vowels. Sounds complicated? Don't worry, uTalk will make it easy for you.§

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Fun facts about Hebrew

Hebrew is written from right to left and traditionally doesn’t include any vowels, although vowels can be indicated by small dots above and below the consonants.

English words borrowed from Hebrew include: cherub, hallelujah and amen.

Speaking modern Hebrew helps you understand a lot - but not all - of Biblical Hebrew, like speaking English helps you understand a lot - but not all - of Shakespearian English.

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