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Modern Hebrew

the living language of modern Israel, a revived form of ancient Hebrew.
Abbreviation: ModHeb.
Also called New Hebrew.
Origin of Modern Hebrew
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To my surprise, and somewhat to my confusion, he answered in two words of Modern Hebrew.

    Mr. Jacobs Arlo Bates
  • It has also been translated but not yet published in Hindostanee and Modern Hebrew.

  • In this eBook, zargas have been replaced by gershayim (quotation marks), as that is the convention in Modern Hebrew.

British Dictionary definitions for Modern Hebrew

Modern Hebrew

the official language of the state of Israel; a revived form of ancient Hebrew
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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