<html dir="rtl"> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="he"> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-16"> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/styles/semtalk.css"> <title>Arabic Transcription Conventions - SemTalk</title> </head> <body> <div id="container"> <table cellspacing="0"> <tr> <td class="heading" width="50"><a href="http://semtalk.talkbank.org">SemTalk</a></td> <td id="tophe">  #D5A-) 'D1&J3J)</td> <td class="blank" width="75"><img src="http://talkbank.org/styles/childes.gif" height="49" width="75" /></td> </tr> </table> <h1 dir="ltr">Conventions for Broad Phonemic Transcription of Hebrew</h1> <p style="font-size:16px;">     !</p> <p style="font-size:16px;">      .</p> <img width=314 height=46 src="Hebrewtranscription_files/image001.gif" alt="Text Box:   &#13;&#10;" /><br /><br /> <table border="1" cellspacing="0" dir="ltr"> <tr> <td class="heading"></td> <td class="heading"></td> <td class="heading"></td> <td class="heading"></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Aleph</td> <td><br /> </td> <td><strong></strong>aba<strong></strong><br />tir i</td> <td>Daddy<br />Look!</td> <tr> <td>Bet</td> <td>b<br />v</td> <td><strong>b</strong>ayit<br />to<strong>v</strong></td> <td>house<br />good</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Gimmel</td> <td>g</td> <td><strong>g</strong>a<strong>g</strong></td> <td>roof</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Daled</td> <td>d</td> <td><strong>d</strong>ag</td> <td>fish</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Heh</td> <td>h</td> <td><strong>h</strong>ar</td> <td>mountain</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Vav</td> <td>v<br />u</td> <td><strong>v</strong>ered<br />s<strong>u</strong>s</td> <td>rose<br />horse</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Zayin</td> <td>z</td> <td><strong>z</strong>e</td> <td>it, this</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Chet</td> <td>x</td> <td><strong>x</strong>am</td> <td>hot</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Tet</td> <td>t</td> <td><strong>t</strong>aim</td> <td>tasty</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Yod</td> <td>y</td> <td><strong>y</strong>ad</td> <td>hand</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Kaf</td> <td>k<br />x</td> <td><strong>k</strong>dur<br />ra<strong>x</strong></td> <td>ball<br />soft</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Lamed</td> <td>l</td> <td><strong>l</strong>ay<strong>l</strong>a</td> <td>night</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Nun</td> <td>n</td> <td><strong>n</strong>er</td> <td>candle</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Samech</td> <td>s</td> <td><strong>s</strong>efer</td> <td>book</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Ayin</td> <td>'<br /></td> <td>na<strong> </strong>al<br /><strong></strong>ale</td> <td>shoe<br />leaf</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pe</td> <td>p<br />f</td> <td><strong>p</strong>il<br />so<strong>f</strong></td> <td>elephant<br />end</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Tsade</td> <td>c</td> <td>mo<strong>c</strong>o<strong>c</strong></td> <td>pacifier</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Qof</td> <td>k</td> <td><strong>k</strong>ar</td> <td>cold</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Resh</td> <td>r</td> <td><strong>r</strong>osh</td> <td>head</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Shin</td> <td>sh</td> <td><strong>sh</strong>ana</td> <td>year</td></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sin</td> <td>s</td> <td><strong>s</strong>e'ar</td> <td>hair</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Tav</td> <td>t</td> <td>calaxa<strong>t</strong></td> <td>plate</td> </tr> </table> <p dir="ltr">The stops /b/, /k/ and /p/ alternate with the spirants /v/, /x/ and /f/, respectively, in certain morphological contexts.</p> <table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td class="heading">Gloss</td> <td class="heading">Example</td> <td class="heading">Vowels</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Daddy</td> <td><strong>a<strong>b<strong>a</strong></td> <td>a</td> </tr> <tr> <td>book</td> <td>s<strong>e</strong>f<strong>e</strong>r</td> <td>e</td> </tr> <tr> <td>story</td> <td>s<strong>i</strong>pur</td> <td>i</td> </tr> <tr> <td>light</td> <td><strong>o</strong></td> <td>o</td> </tr> <tr> <td>horse</td> <td>s<strong>u</strong>s</td> <td>u</td> </tr> </table> <p dir="ltr">Armon-Lotem, S. &amp; R. A. Berman. (2003). The emergence of grammar: Early verbs and beyond. <i>Journal of Child Language,</i> 4, 845-878.</p> </body> </html>