[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53:8

Vadim Cherny vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Fri Dec 17 03:51:56 EST 2004


> >The fact that very few instances of lmo may possibly relate to singular
is easily understandable, since smihut form evolved into preposition, and
its semantics expanded.
>
> Possible, but unlikely in my opinion.

In your example of panim, lifney tzohoraim is wider than "face." A word,
which is an object itself, evidently has narrower sense than the same word
only referring to the object. The latter has, so to say, wider degree of
freedom.

Vadim Cherny




More information about the b-hebrew mailing list