"The dove does not like hot bread."
Translation:היונה לא אוהבת לחם חם.
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Duolingo made another app called "Tinycards" that are flash cards to learn the letters and sounds. There is also a DL website to learn the Hebrew alef bet.
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This letter maks an H sound (American English) :
The other letter:
Makes that flegmy sound you hear in Hebrew.
It's the same consonant sound as the Greek letter, chi (and the Esperanto letter, ĥo), and for that reason it is often written in English as "ch". But it doesn't NOT make the same sound as the ch in chocolate. It is kind of a mix between the French r and the Spanish j, but a harsher consonant.
(1) The word יון is pronounced as "yon" which means "ion". -- Or, (2) it is "yaván", ie. the defective spelling of יוון, which means "Javan".
Am I correct?
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Your comment may have been hard for beginners to understand. Yavan יוון is the Hebrew word for Greece; the name is thought to come from Noah’s grandson Javan (Genesis 10:2).
Defective spelling is spelling of Hebrew with niqud, which which are dots and dashes around the letters to help with pronunciation. יָוָן is the so-called defective spelling, and יוון is the regular spelling of yavan.