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I read a post in a forum say that Briskers, apart from following the conventional Yeshivish pronunciation of Hebrew including oy for cholam, pronounce Ayin as a velar nasal. I just want to get this verified if its right or wrong because I thought that only in the Dutch pronunciation of Hebrew was this found. Also I thought that all haredi misnagdim had the same yeshivish pronounciation and didn't expect one group to have a variant of the standard yeshivish pronunciation.

  • I don't know about Brisk, but יעקב for example is often pronounced as Yankev in Ashkenazi Hebrew. – Argon Apr 12 '18 at 2:17
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    Extremely related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/53003/… – ezra Apr 12 '18 at 3:04
  • ^ In direct relation to the question I linked above, some Ashkenazim have the mesorah to pronounce the ayin as an "ng". Most likely, the "unique way of saying Krias Shema" is pronouncing it "Shemang Yisro'eil." :) – ezra Apr 12 '18 at 3:08
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    Why might you think this is true that you ask if it is? Or are you also planning on asking if it is true that Yerushalmi Briskers pronounce Ayin as a dental plosive etc. when they daven? Please edit your post to clarify – Double AA Apr 12 '18 at 3:24
  • @ezra yeah I read the post but it didn't say anything about them. – user17175 Apr 12 '18 at 3:48

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