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by Isaac Fried
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: From Hebrew root to verb and noun

שְׂרוּקֶּיהָ (actually שְׂרוּגֶּיהָ see Gen. 40:10 וּבַגֶּפֶן שְׁלֹשָׁה שָׂרִיגִם וְהִוא כְפֹרַחַת עָלְתָה נִצָּהּ הִבְשִׁילוּ אַשְׁכְּלֹתֶיהָ עֲנָבִים ) of Isaiah 16:8 is of the root שׂרק , a variant of זרק, טרק, ירק, סרק In Zachariah 10:8 we find שׁרק in the sense of 'whistle', of throwing ( זרק ...
by Isaac Fried
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: From Hebrew root to verb and noun

Consider this case of a form vacillating between a name and an act. שָלִיחַ = של-היא-ח from the biblical root שלח $ALAX, 'send', is 'emissary, envoy, courier, delivery person', from which we have nowadays מֵרוֹץ שְׁלִיחִים , 'relay race', שְׁלִיחַ צִבּוּר , 'prayer leader', and דוֹאַר שליחים , 'mess...
by Isaac Fried
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: From Hebrew root to verb and noun

כּוֹבַע KOBA, 'hat, cap, helmet', is from the root כבע which is a bona fide member of the root family גבא, גבה, גבע, גבב, גוב גוע גוף, גפף כבה, כבע, כוה כפה, כפף קבע, קוה, קפא Compare מִגְבָּעָה = מי-גבעה MI-GBAAH, 'hat', (kind of מכבעה or מקבעה with the prefixed מי meaning 'that which is' high or ...
by Isaac Fried
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: From Hebrew root to verb and noun

Hebrew is further extended, enhanced and enriched by variously using a differentiating contracted U/I/O for הוּא/היא 'he', for example: עַמּוּד = עמ-הוּא-ד , 'post, pillar, column' עָמִיד = עמ-היא-ד , modern 'durable, resistant' עֲמוֹד = עמ-הוּא-ד , 'stand!'. For a female it is עִמְדִי = ע-היא-מד-הי...
by Isaac Fried
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: From Hebrew root to verb and noun

קַשְׂקַשִּׂים = קשה-קשה-הם, namely, many little hard scales.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From Hebrew root to verb and noun
Replies: 9
Views: 393

From Hebrew root to verb and noun

Note that לָבוּשׁ = לב-הוּא-שׁ LABU$ is an act, הוּא being the person so dressed, for example as in 1Sam 17:5 וְכוֹבַע נְחֹשֶׁת עַל רֹאשׁוֹ וְשִׁרְיוֹן קַשְׂקַשִּׂים הוּא לָבוּשׁ KJV: "And he had an helmet of brass upon his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail" But, לְבוּשׁ = לב-הוּא...
by Isaac Fried
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense

יִמְצָא = היא-מצא, 'he-find', with היא, 'he', referring to the performer of the act מצא MACA, 'find'.
וַתַּעַשׂ = בא-את-עשׂ, 'come-you(she)-do'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense

לָבֻשׁ = לב-הוּא-ש with הוּא, 'he', referring to the beneficiary of the act לבש LABA$, 'dress'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Imperfect and Participle for Present Tense

יָדַעְתִּי = ידע-אתי, 'know-I', with אתי for אני.

Isaac Fried, Boston University
by Isaac Fried
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Genesis 2:16
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Genesis 2:16

תָּמֽוּת = אתה-מוּת with an insistive or assertive אתה, 'you'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

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