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Masora, Tiberian
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1. Introduction

The term ‘Masora’ in its broadest sense designates the system of transmission and arrangement of the text of the Hebrew Bible. This system covers three areas of text presentation and preservation: (i) writing and graphical arrangement of the consonantal text, (ii) vocalization and accentuation signs, (iii) the co…

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Golinets, Viktor, “Masora, Tiberian”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 24 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000191>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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