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Flashcards in Ch. 2: The Vowels Deck (22)
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בַּ - Short Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

a-class, Pathach, a as in bat

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בֶּ - Short Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Seghol, e as in better

3

בִּ - Short Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

i-class, Hireq, i as in bitter

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בָּ - Short Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

o-class, Qamets Hatuf, o as in bottle

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בֻּ - Short Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

u-class, Qibbuts, u as in ruler

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בֲּ - Reduced Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

a-class, Hateph Pathach, a as in amuse

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בֱּ - Reduced Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Hateph Seghol, e as in metallic

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בֳּ - Reduced Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

o-class, Hateph Qamets, o as in commit

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בָּ - Long Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

a-class, Qamets, a as in father

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בֵּ - Long Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Tsere, e as in they

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בֹּ - Long Vowel (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

o-class, Holem, o as in role

12

בְּ - (give: vowel name, pronunciation)

Shewa, oo as in book.

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בׇּה - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

a-class, Qamets He, a as in father

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בֵּה - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Tsere He, e as in they

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בֶּה - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Seghol He, e as in better

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בֹּה - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

o-class, Holem He, o as in role

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בּוֹ - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

o-class, Holem Waw, o as in role

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בּוּ - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

u-class, Shureq, u as in ruler

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בֵּי - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Tsere Yod, e as in they

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בֶּי - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

e-class, Seghol Yod, e as in better

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בִּי - (give: class, vowel name, pronunciation)

i-class, Hireq Yod, i as in machine

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What is a daghesh forte?

It's a dot inside a hebrew consonant to double the consonant in which it occurs, for sake of pronunciation.