[b-hebrew] weyiqtol

Sameer Yadav sameer_yadav2 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 14:35:47 EDT 2004


Dave, 

Would you say the same about the weqatal?

- Sameer

--- Dave Washburn <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:
> On Monday 19 July 2004 20:46, cmeadows3 at verizon.net
> wrote:
> > 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
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