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Questions should be related to Latin or Greek, not only about Hebrew. Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language that, as a regional language of the ancient Middle East and a holy language of Judaism and Christianity, has had significant influences on Latin and Greek.

Hebrew (עברית or יהודית) is a Northwest Semitic language that, as a regional language of the ancient Middle East and a holy language of Judaism and Christianity, has had significant influences on Latin and Greek.

Use this tag for:

  • Questions about how Hebrew vocabulary, grammar, characters, etc. have influenced or been influenced by Latin or Greek.
  • Questions about transliterating words and names between Hebrew and Latin and/or Greek.
  • Questions about the process of translating between Hebrew and Latin and/or Greek, including the development of classical Bible translations such as Jerome's Vulgate and the Septuagint (LXX).

Do not use this tag for:

  • General questions about Hebrew vocabulary, grammar, or writing (off-topic).
  • Requests for help translating between Hebrew and a language other than Latin or Greek (e.g. English) (off-topic).
  • Doctrinal questions concerning the Hebrew scriptures of Judaism and/or Christianity (off-topic).