Definition of Shevas

1. sheva [n] - See also: sheva



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shevas

shetani
sheth
sheths
shetlands
shets
shetting
sheuch
sheuched
sheuching
sheuchs
sheugh
sheughed
sheughing
sheughs
sheva
shevas (current term)
shew
shew-bread
shew bread
shewbread
shewbreads
shewed
shewedst
shewel
shewels
shewer
shewers
shewest
sheweth
shewing

Literary usage of Shevas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practice of Typography: Modern Methods of Book Composition by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"... as H = o The last three are short vowels to which the Sheva (simple [j]) is joined, and are known as compound shevas. Hebrew is read from right to left. ..."

2. The Practice of Typography: Modern Methods of Book Composition by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"... 1 T: T: The last three are short vowels to which the Sheva (simple [j]) is joined, and are known as compound shevas. Hebrew is read from right to left. ..."

3. Hebrew Grammar with a Copious Syntax and a Praxis by Moses Stuart (1821)
"JL The student will perceive, that the composite shevas are constituted, ... The composite shevas stand, for the most part, only under the Gutturals ; (§ 46 ..."

4. Hebrew Grammar of Gesenius by Wilhelm Gesenius, Moses Stuart (1846)
"Two of these composite shevas, viz. (_) and (t|), are sometimes associated with letters not guttural. The other ( ) is joined with Gutturals only. ..."

5. Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant (1845)
"V shevas. But where other letters would take a silent v Sheva, ... Respecting the choice between the three composite shevas it may be remarked, a) n, n, y, ..."

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