Vowels Level 1 eTeacherHebrew Biblical Hebrew

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Vowels Level 1 eTeacherHebrew Biblical Hebrew
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Hebrew vowels with transliteration their English sounds equivalents
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  1. מַ
    • Patach (short vowel)
    • a
    • ah as in father
  2. מָ
    • qamatz (long vowel)
    • ā
    • ah as in father
  3. מָ
    Qamatz Qaṭan
    o as in open

    occurs in unaccented "closed syllable", i.e. CVC one which ends in a consonant marked with a shwa or with a dagesh 
  4. חֳ
    • chataf qamatz
    • o as in open
  5. מָה
    • qamáts malé (long vowel - Mater Lectionis)
    • āh
    • ah as in father
  6. מֵה
    • tsére malé (long vowel - Mater Lectionis)
    • ēh
    • ey like eight
    • only at the end of a word
  7. מֵי
    • tsére malé (long vowel - Mater Lectionis)
    • ê 
    • Ey like eight
  8. מֵ
    • Tsere (long vowel)
    • ey as in eight
  9. מֶ
    • Segol (short vowel)
    • e
    • Eh as in egg
  10. מֶי
    • segól malé (long vowel - Mater Lectionis)
    • ê 
    • eh as in egg
  11. מֶה
    • segól malé (long vowel - Mater Lectionis)
    • eh as in egg
    • only at the end of a word
  12. מִ
    • Chirik
    • Ee as in bee
  13. מִי
    • Chirik malé
    • ee as in bee
  14. וֹ
    • Cholam
    • o as in own
  15. וּ
    • Shuruk
    • oo as in moon
  16. מֻּ
    • Kubutz
    • oo as in moon
  17. צְ
    • Shva
    • At the end of a syllable silent
    • In the middle of a syllable schwa like a in alone
  18. מֲ
    • Chataf Patach
    • Schaw just a hint of the ah in father
  19. מֱ
    • Chataf Segol
    • Schaw just a hint of the eh in egg

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