Vowel Points

Some articles on vowel points, vowel, vowels:

Jehovah - Hebrew Vowel Points - Proponents of Later Origin
... Despite Jehovist claims that vowel signs are necessary for reading and understanding Hebrew, modern Hebrew is written without vowel points ... The Torah scrolls do not include vowel points, and ancient Hebrew was written without vowel signs ... the original Hebrew texts were in fact written without vowel points ...
Jehovah - Pronunciation - Development - Vowel Points of יְהֹוָה and אֲדֹנָי
... The table below shows the vowel points of Yehovah and Adonay, indicating the simple sheva in Yehovah in contrast to the hataf patah in Adonay ... As indicated to the right, the vowel points used when YHWH is intended to be pronounced as Adonai are slightly different to those used in Adonai itself ... A ָ Qamats A ה He H י Yod Y The difference between the vowel points of ’ǎdônây and YHWH is explained by the rules of Hebrew morphology and phonetics ...
Hebrew Spelling - History
... In vocalized spelling (ktiv menukad), all of the vowels are indicated by vowel points (called niqqud) ... In unvocalized spelling (ktiv male), the vowel points are omitted, but some of them are substituted by additional vowel letters (Vav and Yud) ... Vowel points are always optional in Hebrew ...
Jehovah - Hebrew Vowel Points
... Duane A Garrett's A Modern Grammar for Classical Hebrew state that the Hebrew vowel points now found in printed Hebrew Bibles were invented in the second half of ... to be the original pronunciation of the divine name, argue that the Hebraic vowel-points and accents were known to writers of the scriptures in ... The antiquity of the vowel points and of the rendering Jehovah was defended by various scholars, including Michaelis, Drach, Stier, William Fulke (1583), Johannes Buxtorf, his son ...

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