Harry Potter in Hebrew: how good is the translation?

Translating Harry Potter into Hebrew was an interesting choice. Only a century ago it was a holy language, but now it's used to translate tales of witches and wizards! The novelty of modern Hebrew is apparent in the translation, which reflects its young literary culture and its large number of non-native learners. See how it scores on the Spellman Spectrum!

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There are at least hundreds of people active online in discussing, collecting, and trading translations of Harry Potter. The total number of collectors worldwide probably numbers in the thousands. One of the primary goals of Potter of Babble is to help foster this growing community and keep them engaged in active discussion! Here are four... Continue Reading →

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