sameer_yadav2 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 14:35:47 EDT 2004
Would you say the same about the weqatal?
--- Dave Washburn <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:
> On Monday 19 July 2004 20:46, cmeadows3 at verizon.net
> > Hi all,
> > Please forgive me if this is redundant. I was
> reading Rolf Furuli's
> > excellent paper on pragmatic and semantic factors.
> I've not heard of
> > "WEYIQTOL" as a tense before.
> It isn't. It's the yiqtol tense with a conjunction.
> Hence, in your example
> below, you would be correct. There is a distinct
> difference between the
> weyiqtol, which is actually two words, and
> wayyiqtol, which is one word
> (Rolf's difference of opinion notwithstanding). The
> former is a common tense
> with a simple conjunction, the latter is a distinct
> form with different force
> than the latter.
> > Using Isaiah 43:10 as an example - ..."that ye may
> know and BELIEVE me and
> > understand..." I looked this up in the archives
> but cannot quite put my
> > finger on it.
> > I would have seen the "BELIEVE" (VeTAAMINU) as
> simply a hiphil imperfect
> > with conjunctive waw. Is every similar example of
> sequential yiqtols with
> > waw conjunctive a WEYIQTOL? Or in other words is
> every waw conjunctive a
> > weyiqtol? Thanx!
> Dave Washburn
> Insert clever epigram here...or not
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