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Hebrew: not such an easy language

lot of you are learning hebrew, and i learn it too, though i know it perfectly 'cause i am an israeli jewish. but it's not an easy language, most of you noticed these are completely different letters, and it makes completely no sense to someone who just wants to learn it spontaneously. you need to learn the hard letters. so really thanks to the someone who just wrote a decision about how to read the Alef-bet(alphabet of hebrew). of course it's not only the different letters, some of you noticed about the fact we have lots points of views, also points of views for furniture.

i still really want you to read and learn hebrew, it is such an awesome language, and maybe i am only 11 years old in march 29th, but still as an israeli person, i know, and trust me.

everyone, have a nice day!

February 25, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Gert528438

Thank you for the encouraging and positive words. I am 73 years old

February 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Stweiss2

I didn't think learning the Hebrew alphabet was all that hard. Once you memorize the letters, and you get used to reading right to left, it's fairly straightforward to do (even though some letters do have multiple sounds, and it is also harder to read when no vowels are given). However, I can't always understand what I'm reading. What I mean is, I can read the Hebrew letters and words just fine, but I often have no idea what I'm saying. :-p

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MadaraUchi94987

The good thing about Hebrew is that you have the root, and the rest follows more or less strict rules. Exceptions are far apart, and insignificant in most daily speech. בהצלחה!

February 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/flootzavut

Yes! I think the difficulty for most people with Hebrew is that it's very different from our native languages. I don't think it's inherently more complex, and a lot of makes sense/is quite logical, sometimes even mathematical. I am a very, very long way from mastering it, but it feels like a language in which mastery is a viable goal. I do not feel the same about, say, French, despite having studied it for eight years in school and the language being much more closely related (with regards to both grammar and vocabulary) to my native language (English).

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/reuvenrich

I can't imagine how hard it must be to learn a language whose alphabet is foreign to you, good on you.

One thing that might be easier is that the total word vocabulary is a lot lower than in other languages, there just aren't as many words in Hebrew overall.

March 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Sunshine9768

I couldn't agree with you more, I am 16 years old and I myself speak Hebrew. I find the alphabets on here only capitals not small how in Hebrew we do write. Lots of words have multiple meanings and different ways to write but only one option is given, which is completely understandable.

Though, I do love the fact that you brought this up, Keep up the your language learning. בהצלחה לך!

February 25, 2017
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