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Phonemic Conversion As The Ideal Romanization Scheme For Hebrew: Implications For Hebrew Cataloging, Uzzi Ornan, Rachel Leket-Mor Apr 2016

Phonemic Conversion As The Ideal Romanization Scheme For Hebrew: Implications For Hebrew Cataloging, Uzzi Ornan, Rachel Leket-Mor

Judaica Librarianship

This paper examines a romanization scheme developed by linguist Uzzi Ornan that has not been considered for implementation in libraries. Phonemic conversion of Hebrew neither uses transliteration nor transcription strategies but reconstructs the theoretical structure of the original Hebrew word based on its phonemes. The article describes this scheme and its benefits, which include full coverage of all historical periods and script modes of Hebrew, and full reversibility, complete with an online interface that enables automatic conversion. The article compares the suggested phonemic conversion scheme with the ALA/LC Romanization of Hebrew and provides a history of previously attempted reversal ...


Hebrew Manuscripts In The Vatican Library: Catalogue. Compiled By The Staff Of The Institute Of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jewish National And University Library, Jerusalem; Edited By Benjamin Richler; Paleographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arie In Collaboration With Nurit Pasternak. Citta Del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2008. Xxvii, 678, 66 P., [8] Leaves Of Plates. Isbn: 978-88- 210-0823-8. 120 Euros., Roger S. Kohn Apr 2014

Hebrew Manuscripts In The Vatican Library: Catalogue. Compiled By The Staff Of The Institute Of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jewish National And University Library, Jerusalem; Edited By Benjamin Richler; Paleographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arie In Collaboration With Nurit Pasternak. Citta Del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2008. Xxvii, 678, 66 P., [8] Leaves Of Plates. Isbn: 978-88- 210-0823-8. 120 Euros., Roger S. Kohn

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The Yivo Encyclopedia Of Jews In Eastern Europe, Editor In Chief: Gershon David Hundert. New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 2008. 2 Vols. (Xxviii, 2,400 Pp.). Isbn 978-0-300-11903-9. $400.00., James P. Rosenbloom Apr 2014

The Yivo Encyclopedia Of Jews In Eastern Europe, Editor In Chief: Gershon David Hundert. New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 2008. 2 Vols. (Xxviii, 2,400 Pp.). Isbn 978-0-300-11903-9. $400.00., James P. Rosenbloom

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No abstract provided.