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Dageš Lene

1. Dageš lene, the sign of hardening, is in ordinary printed texts placed only within the בְּגַדְכְּפַת‎ letters as a sign that they should be pronounced with their original hard sound (without aspiration), e.g. מֶלֶךְ‎ mèlĕkh, but מַלְכּוֹ‎ mal-kô; תָּפַר‎ tāphár, but יִתְפֹּר‎ yith-pōr; … Continue reading

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