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Which Tanakh are you referencing to find the correct pronunciation of Jerusalem (ירושלם)? We find in the Dead Sea Scrolls fragment of [Ezra 6:2] : "Yerushalem" (ירושלם). - without any niqqud [https://www.deadseascrolls.org.il/explore-the-archive/image/B-367571]. We also find Jerusalem pronounced "Yerushalaim" (ירוּשָׁלִַם) In the Tanakh [...


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While I'm loathe to get involved with transliterations here, "geh" looks much closer to accurate to me than "gay". The general rule in Tanakh is a letter is only pronounced if it has a vowel mark. The exception to that rule is if it is a sheva nach on the last letter of the word, where it is usually omitted as obvious. In your case we ...


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