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by klriley
Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Heh or Aleph endings on proper nouns
Replies: 6
Views: 1478

Re: Heh or Aleph endings on proper nouns

It may, perhaps have had something to do with the greater prevalence of 'aleph as a final letter in Aramaic. Checking the DDS may give some pointers. I am really not sure. It seems to be somewhat similar to the replacement of sin by samekh in later writers. I am not sure if you could distinguish bet...
by klriley
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Beginners' Forum
Topic: Heh or Aleph endings on proper nouns
Replies: 6
Views: 1478

Re: Heh or Aleph endings on proper nouns

Both he and 'aleph became silent when final, and virtually became markers of a final 'a' sound. If you don't have it, I would recommend you find Blau's "Phonology and Morphology of Biblical Hebrew". It gives a very good overview of the phonetics and history of Hebrew pronunciation.
by klriley
Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LXX/MT/DSS text critical problem of Dt 32:43, etc.
Replies: 14
Views: 2411

Re: LXX/MT/DSS text critical problem of Dt 32:43, etc.

Many universities now put theses online in digital form. That can be a good way to keep up with some areas, and it is usually free.

Kevin Riley
by klriley
Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Sub-topics
Replies: 1
Views: 1010

Sub-topics

Could various sub-topics be set up as for B-Greek? That way it would be easier for us to access only the topics we are interested in. Perhaps then some of the interesting discussions that formerly appeared in B-Hebrew emails could return, as those who were uninterested in those subjects could simply...

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