Re: From [b-hebrew] Variant forms of vav with holem

From: Bertrand Laidain (
Date: Wed Jul 30 2003 - 18:20:26 EDT

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    Le mercredi, 30 jul 2003, à 23:55 Europe/Paris, John Cowan a écrit :
    > Specifically, in Yiddish -p is written with non-final pe, as I believe
    > is the case in Modern Hebrew also (in borrowings and abbreviations).
    > Elsewhere, Yiddish p is pe-dagesh, whereas f is pe-rafe.

    Not exactly, in standard YIVO orthography, Yiddish p is pe (without
    dagesh) and f is pe-rafe. In some yiddish books you will find pe-dagesh
    for p but on the other hand f will be pe (without rafe).


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