[b-hebrew] Hebrew transliteration
David P Donnelly
davedonnelly1 at juno.com
Sun Jan 18 09:05:24 EST 2004
Trevor Peterson says:
4) I represent matres lectionis by writing the vowel according to the
equivalences given in #2
and following it with a superscript of the mater consonant.
This shows the reader both the consonantal writing and the Masoretic
while still facilitating readability.
It has the advantage over the SBL and CBQ system
that it distinguishes between, for instance, tsere-yod, tsere-he, and
As a person who goes to Strong's Concordance,
for Hebrew spelling,
I appreciate how James Strong handles Matres lectionis.
However, my first impression is that showing the mater consonant
would be an improvement over James Strong's method
Strongs Hebrew word #5771b avown [2 Kings 7:9]
I assume that you would transliterate this as "awown" with the 2nd "w"
I think that a superscripted 2nd "w" would be more accurate, or more
Strong's Hebrew word #3091b Yehowshu'a
I think that a superscripted "w" would be more accurate, or more
Would you transliterate the 'ayin as James Strong transliterates it?
Strong's Hebrew word #430 Elohiym
I think that a superscipted "y" would be more accurate, or more
Strong's Hebrew word #136 Adonay
I think that a superscripted "y" would be more accurate, or more
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