Appendix:Hebrew patterns

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Hebrew-language appendices

In Hebrew words there are patterns of vowels called מִשְׁקָלִים ‎(mishkalím, patterns, literally weights) (singular מִשְׁקָל ‎(mishkál)), that can have different concepts and into which roots are "cast" to create different words. Commonly the consonants of the root are indicated with the placeholder letters ק־ט־ל ‎(k-t-l). Patterns can have affixes and formational dageshes "built" into them in addition to nikud.