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Click on the chart below for a printable version of the Hebrew letters and vowels.
A complete HPLS phonetic pronunciation guide (click here) is supplied in the
introduction of each volume of the HPLS siddur. The pronunciation is Israeli
G-d's name is purposely misspelled on the
Travelers' Prayer and on the pocket-size
Ah'sher YahTzahr pocket-size blessing card.

When reading these two blessings, use the proper name of
G-d, as given in the column on the right.
This is how G-d's name
is misspelled:
This is how G-d's name
should be pronounced:
YeerAy (you will fear) is from Psalm 115, said during
the Hallel Prayer
ShehT'chahDehsh (that You will renew) is from the
Sabbath blessing for the new moon.
BeekDooShahToh (in His holiness) said when
opening the ark.
Listed below are a few Hebrew words that are often mispronounced.
In each example, the top transliteration is the correct pronunciation.
SahM'chehNoo (Gladden us) Opening word of the
third paragraph said after reading the Haftorah.
MeeM'kohMoh (from His place) Opening word of
Musaf Kedusha after BahRooch K'vohd ....
OozChahrTehm (and you will remember) is from the
third paragraph of the Sh'mah (Numbers 15:37-41)
OohCh'tahvTahm (and you will inscribe them) is
from the first paragraph of the Sh'mah (Numbers 6:5-9)
Rabbi Shmuel Rabin has extensively edited all our publications to assure the highest
accuracy of the transliterations
Correct Spelling of God's name
Common Errors in Pronunciation
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