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How do people daven so quickly, and what's the support for it?

I don’t know if this explanation can be applied to everyone who prays fast, and it definitely does not mean that one can actually skip words, but I’ve read somewhere in Sippurei Chasidim of Rabbi ...
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Tzerei vs. Sh'va vs. Segol

Pronouncing segol as tzeirei/ vice versa: One very drastic example of this is the word אל. With a tzeirei, this means 'Almighty' (depending on translation; but basically usually G-d). With a segol, ...
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Can one Daven with the 'wrong' pronunciation?

When we made aliyah, I asked our new local Rav about how I should pronounce words when I daven, especially since I planned on davening from the amud. (In the U.S. I davened nusach Ashkanaz with an ...
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Correct pronunciation of the word הרהורים in the Hamapil bracha

The word הרהור (and its plural) are the verbal noun of the verb הרהר, meaning to think, or to ponder. הרהר is in the verb form פיעל, meaning it has two syllables - a chirik under the first (root) ...
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