TETH

ט

PHARYNGEALIZED VOICELESS ALVEOLAR PLOSIVE []

Tiberian Hebrew ṭeth sounds like English "t" pronounced emphatically. For those familiar with Arabic, it is pronounced like the letter ā ). To pronounce this, To pronounce this letter, constrict your throat and make your tongue concave to create an open cavity in the mouth while pronouncing "t".

[tˁ]

ט

Hidayat al-Qari

From the third place of articulation are heard five letters, namely דטלנת. This is the extremity of the tongue in combination with the flesh of the teeth.

Translation from Khan (TPTBH II.L.1.3.7)

EXAMPLE WORDS:

בַּמִּשְׁפָּ֑ט

[bammiʃˈpʰɔːɔ]

הִמְטִ֜יר

[himiːirˁ]

הַקָּטֹן֙

[haq̟q̟ɔːˈoːon]

ט֑וֹב

[ˈoːov]

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING

Khan, Geoffrey. 2020. The Tiberian Pronunciation Tradition of Biblical Hebrew. Cambridge: Cambridge and Open Book Publishers. §I.1.9.

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