[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53:8

Samuel Arnet samuel.arnet at theol.unibe.ch
Fri Dec 10 09:39:31 EST 2004


Karl Randolph wrote:

> The construct LMW occures over 50 times in Tanakh. Though the
> majority of its uses are for plural subjects, it refers to what is
> unquestionably a singular subject often enough that the numerical
> value of the -MW cannot be determined from the form. The only people
> I have run into before who insisted that LMW had to be plural did so
> for ideological, not linguistic, reasons.

L/F^MOW is a plural form. For a discussion, and some literature, see

http://whi.wts.edu/WHI/MORPH/BugTracker/7

Samuel


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