Modern Hebrew

Authored by: Philip Zhakevich , Benjamin Kantor

The Semitic Languages

Print publication date:  March  2019
Online publication date:  March  2019

Print ISBN: 9780415731959
eBook ISBN: 9780429025563
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Modern Hebrew, spoken by about six million people primarily in the state of Israel (Map 22.1), belongs to the Canaanite subgroup within the branch of Northwest Semitic languages. Of the Canaanite languages, Modern Hebrew is the only language spoken today.

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