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

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Jul 30 2003 - 21:30:50 EDT

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    Bertrand Laidain scripsit:

    > 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).

    Well, I was drawing on ,
    so if YIVO can't get its own orthography right, I don't know what to think.

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