Hebrew love poem
את השתקפות בראי
זהו השיר היפה ביותר שלי
אך כמה מהר הוא נעלם
זה ה "אני אוהב אותך" האחרון שלי
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At hashtkfvt brai
Zhav hashir haifha bivtr shli
Aks kamha mhar hava naalms
Zha ha "ani avhab avtks" haahrvns shli
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Hebrew is one of the oldest language. People of Israel can read without difficulty the biblic hebrew dating back 3,000 years.
Hebrew, Canaanite language, after having been a liturgical language, is back with the state of Israel. This language is spoken by 7 million people. Moabite, Phoenician and Ugaritic are part of the same Canaanite branch. Hebrew represents the evolved form of the speech used by the inhabitants of Canaan before the arrival of the Israelites. These must used an Aramaic dialect, close to that speech that they have abandoned. During the Middle Ages, the centers of Hebrew culture were multiple.
From the 9th to the 12th century, the liturgical poetry is based on the language of the Bible. For metrical poetry, the Spanish style is opposed to the German style (melitsa). In Granada lived, the poet Samuel ibn Nagdila, called Ha-Nagid, in Toledo we find one of the greatest Jewish poets, Judah ben Samuel Ha Levi. In Morocco, in Fes, the grammarian Juda ben David, is considered to be the restorer of Hebrew. In 1743, the Hebrew literature, become a modern literature with the publication of an Hebrew poem by the Italian poet Moche Khagim Luzzatto.
In the 19th it's the emergence of a Russian style, served by the poets Abamovitz Bialik, and Tchernichovsky. Who dethrone the Melitza. The Jewish state will transform Hebrew into its last phase; This is the only case where a language spoken has as origin a written language. Israel the country where Hebrew is the national language, borders the Mediterranean, and has its population concentrated along the coastal belt, and in the Jerusalem area. It is a country of immigration with a Mediterranean climate.