plene spelling

Plene (or full) spelling is the opposite of defective spelling.  The letters vav and others are used as full vowels. See the glossary in KHW p. 373.  video

For example, the word,


is different than the same word


The first word is plene spelling since the vav is preserved as a vowel. The second is not.

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