[b-hebrew] Prepositive accents

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Fri Sep 12 06:38:54 EDT 2003

On 11/09/2003 17:21, DrJDPrice at aol.com wrote:

>Prepositive Yethib occurs only on monosyllables, or on bisyllables accented 
>on the first syllable, so no need ever exists for it to be repeated.
>The Koren edition is the only edition I found that repeats Great Tellisha (I 
>don't have Bauer), but I have only the electronic Koren edition, not the 
>printed edition. The electronic edition seems to place the second Great Tellisha on 
>the upper left corner of the first consonant of the accented syllable. I 
>suspect that proper place is over the middle of the first consonant as shown in 
>GKC. A printed Koren edition should answer that question.
>The only other prepositive accent is Dechi used in the Poetical Books. I 
>found no edition that repeated Dechi, not even Koren.
>Best regards,
>James D. Price
>Prof. of Hebrew and OT
>Temple Baptist Seminary
>Chattanooga, TN.
Thank you, Dr Price. This agrees well with some answers I received on 
another list, so I am glad to be sure that this is correct.

Peter Kirk
peter at qaya.org (personal)
peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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