Modern Hebrew is a unique blend of historical layers, as well as borrowings and recently coined words. This up-to-date dictionary is a easy to use tool to help readers understand contemporary Hebrew texts. More than 20,000 listings are included, many of which are not found in other Hebrew-English dictionaries. Entries give attention to terms used in the media, and list current terms often found in newspapers, journals and fiction. 305 pages, written from right to left. Prepositional linkage between verb and noun is given; pronunciations, derivatives and often parts of speech are not given. 305 pages, softcover.