Construct State: Hasidic Hebrew
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The construct chain is the primary method of expressing nominal possession in the Hebrew hagiographic tales composed in late 19th- and early 20th-century Eastern Europe by adherents of the Hasidic spiritual movement. The Hasidic Hebrew construct chain exhibits a v…

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Kahn, Lily, “Construct State: Hasidic Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 19 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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