Why Is Hebrew Written from Right to Left?

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Hebrew is written from right to left because it originated from the Phoenician script whose most defining characteristic was being written from right to left. The Hebrew alphabet is similar to the Yiddish alphabet in terms of characters.
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It is done for the exact same reason English is written from left to right: because that's how it was designed.
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That is correct. Microsoft have no support for Right-to-Left languages within their Office for Mac suite. Including the latest, Office 2011. Sorry.
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Essentially you have three choices: 1) left-right (like English) 2) right-left (like Arabic) 3) both (like Egyptian hieroglyphs) (We'll forget about vertical and winding scripts for
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Latin wasn't written from right to left. The Forum inscription, one of the oldest known Latin inscriptions, is written boustrophedon (alternating right-to-left and left-to-right),
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