[Avodah] What is the preferable time to say selichos?
eliturkel at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 13:03:33 PDT 2021
<< Who said there is one correct way? Even back in seifer Shofetim different
shevatim had different accents. As we know, in Efraim's accent shin
and sin have the same sound.>>
Doesn't mean Bnei Efraim was right just they couldn't pronounce the
difference just like some litvaks in the past.
Even if the Yeminites are correct it is difficult for a npn-yemenite to
speak like that - doesn't make it correct.
Many people have trouble with a gutteral chet again not necessarily correct
but the best they can do.
On Sat, Aug 28, 2021 at 12:18 AM Micha Berger <micha at aishdas.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 03:48:55PM -0400, Prof. Levine via Avodah wrote:
> > BTW, who says that the way sefardim or temanim pronounce Hebrew is the
> > correct way?
> > As a fan of all things Ashkenaz, I suggest that the Ashkenaz
> > is preferable and probably correct. It has the difference between beis
> > veis, sof and tof!
> Who said there is one correct way? Even back in seifer Shofetim different
> shevatim had different accents. As we know, in Efraim's accent shin
> and sin have the same sound.
> It seems that what's "right" is to have regional accents and natural
> Ask Kaleiv BEN Yefuneh and Yehoshua BIN Nun.
> In any case, Teimanim also distinguish between beis and veis, sov and
> thov, and for that matter, thov and sin / samech! If having the most
> distinct sounds for dinstinct letters and vowels is the criterion,
> they win.
> Interesting also, the Litvisher choelem is found in Yemen as well.
> Micha Berger When you come to a place of darkness,
> http://www.aishdas.org/asp you don't chase out the darkness with a
> Author: Widen Your Tent You light a candle.
> - https://amzn.to/2JRxnDF - R' Yekusiel Halberstam of Klausenberg
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