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Unusual Transliteration Scheme

The Mi Yodeya user MoriDoweedhYaa3qob uses an unusual system for writing Hebrew in a Western character set. I do not think it is the IPA. I cannot describe the whole system, but it differs from more ...
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What transliteration or anglicisation should we use for Hebrew words?

What transliteration or anglicisation should we use for Hebrew words? Sometimes words are in the dictionary and have accepted spellings. Other times Hebrew words (names especially) have English ...
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Objection to chat heading

This is not a question, but I object to the spelling of the transliterated word "Hashavu'a" as in, "Visit our Parashat Hashavu'a Chat, going on right now." The correct pronunciation, if one is ...
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The name “mi.yodeya” should really be either “mi.yodey.a” or “mi.yodey-a”

This question is just for the amusement of those who enjoy grammar and pronunciation issues: The pasach-ayin in the word "yodei-a" is pronounced as an inserted aleph ending with the gutteral ayin, ...