Which nikkud's name means "piercing"
in Hebrew: dagesh or shuruk?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The nikkud are the diacritical vowel
marks used by the Hebrew alphabet. For example, the dot placed in the middle of
a Hebrew letter is called a dagesh
word that means "piercing" in Hebrew. The symbol is called the shuruk. I
don't know what the word means. If you know, pass it on..
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
If you spot an error or disagree with anything I've said here,
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