Do You Know All About Hebrew Roots?

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Do You Know All About Hebrew Roots?

Hebrew belongs to the Canaanite group of languages. Canaanite languages are a branch of the Northwest Semitic family of languages. According to Avraham Ben-Yosef, Hebrew flourished as a spoken language in the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah during the period from about 1200 to 586 BCE Do you know all about Hebrew Roots? Take this quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Hebrew root of a word is called a _____________________
    • A. 

      Shoresh

    • B. 

      Shemha

    • C. 

      Shoteh

    • D. 

      Meetbah

  • 2. 
    Is this statement true or false?  "The shoresh (root) usually has three letters".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    This is another name for Genesis, "In the Beginning". You can identify it by the prefix. 
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    At the beginning of a Hebrew word, this prefix means "like", or "as".
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    At the beginning of a Hebrew word, this adds "in" or "on". 
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

  • 6. 
    What does this word mean?
    • A. 

      The Judah

    • B. 

      In Judah

    • C. 

      For Judah

  • 7. 
    What does this word mean? You can tell by the suffix.
    • A. 

      The father

    • B. 

      Good father

    • C. 

      Our father

    • D. 

      His father

  • 8. 
    What does the circled letter add to the word?
    • A. 

      "the" land

    • B. 

      "like"  land

    • C. 

      "from" land

    • D. 

      "to" land

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