[b-hebrew] Masoretic vocalization of the name
peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Sep 14 18:49:03 EDT 2005
On 14/09/2005 16:45, Vadim Cherny wrote:
>>If you have a BHS, the vowels that surrond the divine name are
>unpronouncible, and are meant to be that way. Supposedly there are some
>other MSS manuscripts with a holem/vav instead of just a vav, which makes it
>look even more like adonai than even in our BHS.
>Unpronounceable? The vowelization seems to mimicry Iao, doesn't it?
No, Eoa or Yeoa. The holam is clearly before the qamats. I'm not saying
that is the correct vocalisation, just that that, not Iao, is what you
get by reading the vowel points.
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