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Modern Hebrew

noun
1.
the living language of modern Israel, a revived form of ancient Hebrew.
Abbreviation: ModHeb.
Also called New Hebrew.
Origin of Modern Hebrew
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75
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Examples from the Web for Modern Hebrew
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  • It has also been translated but not yet published in Hindostanee and Modern Hebrew.

  • To my surprise, and somewhat to my confusion, he answered in two words of Modern Hebrew.

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  • In this eBook, zargas have been replaced by gershayim (quotation marks), as that is the convention in Modern Hebrew.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

noun
1.
the official language of the state of Israel; a revived form of ancient Hebrew
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