What was Queen Esther's spoken language? Well, her Persian is good enough that Ahashverosh and Haman have no idea she's Jewish. But, based on other Diaspora Jewish language practices, it's likely that she changed her language when speaking with Mordechai, using Hebrew words and other distinctive features.

Find out more about the history of languages written and spoken by Jews in Diaspora at www.jewishlanguages.org

haggadah Section: Commentary / Readings
Source: Jewish Language Project - jewishlanguages.org