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Early Medieval Hebrew Sibilants in the Rhineland, South Central and Eastern Europe

  title={Early Medieval Hebrew Sibilants in the Rhineland, South Central and Eastern Europe},
  author={Alice Faber},
It has been thirty years since it was first proposed that medieval French and German, while lacking [s] phones, each had two [s) phones, one with the tongue tip as the primary constrictor, generally transcribed [s], and one with the blade as the primary constrictor, [~]. While the distribution and development of these phones have been extensively studied, much of the study has proceeded in ignorance of the existence and value of contemporary Hebrew records from the Rhineland. Similarly, study… 
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