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Amazing Litvos!

Learning a whole new alphabet.

Undertaking to learn new languages.


I agree that learning Hebrew will be difficult, but here’s something that might make it feel less daunting- It’s a totally phonetic language. Once you learn to read, you can read. No nonsensical silent letters and letters that can make two, three, or four different sounds like in English. And the grammar – known as “dikduk” – has no exceptions to the rule. There are a lot of rules, but every word can be dissected to its roots and to the particular rules it follows. In fact dikduk, which means grammar, also means precision.

I hope that makes the language seem a little more accessible, and not more impossible!