(3/-1) This Germanic language spoken by Ashkenazi Jews is written using the Hebrew alphabet.6217
(6/-2) In Hebrew, these sounds are represented by niqqud, or diacritical dots or lines, that are often omitted in writing.42721
(9/-3) The Hebrew alphabet has this many letters, two fewer than the Greek alphabet.44224
(12/-4) The Hebrew alphabet descends from this oldest alphabet that is also an ancestor of our alphabet.31930
(15/-5) When writing numbers using Hebrew letters, Jews write 15 as 9 + 6 (tet + vav) and not 10 + 5 (yod + he) for this reason.23641

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