Prefix or Imperfect, Qal or D
jwest at highland.net
Wed Sep 15 21:04:51 EDT 1999
At 05:40 PM 9/15/99 -0400, you wrote:
>I am using Kittel, Hoffer and Wright. I am getting a little concerned about
>the terminology. What do you sugguest beginning students need to know about
>terminology? For example:
>1. Prefix or imperfect form.
incompleted action, past or present.
>2. Affix or perfect form.
completed action, past or present.
>3. Qal Piel or D, D2, etc.
pual- intensive passive
hophal- causative passive
>What is the most appropriate way to describe the differences in terms,
>(aspect and stem names,etc.) to beginning students?
>4. Should the traditional labels for stems be kept, or is there enough
>reasons to accept the newer labels? Could someone provide me a list of
if it aint broke dont fix it.
Jim West, ThD
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