The letters or pictographs used in the Paleo or Ancient Hebrew are much easier to learn and associate with their meaning than Modern Hebrew. For example, the Aleph is a drawing of the head of an ox and means strong, first, or leader. The 22 Paleo letters and their meanings can easily be learned in just an hour or two. This creates a better initial atmosphere for learning how words were used in the Bible.
- 20. How do you get more meaning out of Paleo Hebrew compared to Modern Hebrew? – Why does Paleo Hebrew give a different meaning than Modern Hebrew in many cases?
- 09. Should I learn Modern Hebrew or Paleo Hebrew?
- 16. Is Paleo Hebrew harder to learn than Modern?
- 13. Why are the modern Hebrew letters different than the Paleo?