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Postby spentomad » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:42 am

Hi. In hebrew lenguage Ha means THE, haMalakh/hamalaj = the angel/messenger.
My question is ¿what is the meaning of the anteposition SHE, for example SHEMALAKH/SHEMALAJ
and how to say 'AN angel' in hebrew?
:?:

Thanks a lot, its important.

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Re: question

Postby kwrandolph » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:03 pm

spentomad wrote:Hi. In hebrew lenguage Ha means THE, haMalakh/hamalaj = the angel/messenger.


Yes, that is correct.

spentomad wrote:My question is ¿what is the meaning of the anteposition SHE, for example SHEMALAKH/SHEMALAJ


That is a contraction of the word אשר used as a prefix. In Tanakh its use is not as common and the non-contracted אשר but has the same meaning. It is found from early to late Biblical Hebrew, so its use cannot be used as a time indicator.

spentomad wrote:and how to say 'AN angel' in hebrew?
:?:


Biblical Hebrew doesn’t have the indefinite article, therefore “an angel” with an emphasis on “an” can’t be said in Biblical Hebrew.

Yes, it would be nice to have a name for you.

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