jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 22 10:51:49 EST 2010
Thanks. That was pretty much my reaction as well. Let's wait to see what the
likes of Randall have to say about this.
2010/1/22 K Randolph <kwrandolph at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 3:42 AM, James Christian
> <jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com>wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > what do the list members make of the shibboleth story and its
> > for the perception of symbols in the Hebrew alphabet and the sounds they
> > represent?
> > James
> My first reaction upon reading the story in Hebrew was that it may indicate
> that our modern interpretation of which sounds those symbols represent was
> different when the story was written down, than how we read it today. What
> were the original sounds? I have some ideas, and evidence for those ideas,
> but just asking the question puts one outside what most linguists assume is
> settled science.
> Karl W. Randolph.
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