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והלוא

Discussion in 'עברית (Hebrew)' started by Isidore Demsky, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. Isidore Demsky Senior Member

    English
    How would you translate this into English?

    והלוא גם הם מלמדים תורה אצל נשים, ואיך זה מתיישב ? והלוא גם הם לא בעד שיהיו ערים לנשים וערים לגברים, ובתי

    What does והלוא mean in this context?
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2014
  2. anipo Senior Member

    Israel
    Spanish (Arg)- German
    It is a kind of rhetorical question: Isn't it... that they also teach... Isn't it that they are not in favor of...
    It could be replaced with הרי, but then it would be an assertion and not a question.
     

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