[b-hebrew] According to the 'Commandment' of the Lord

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Jun 16 16:45:04 EDT 2004

On 16/06/2004 12:50, wattswestmaas wrote:

>Dear All,  Just a brief question concerning the expression: AL-Pi  (ayin
>lamed-peh yod) is this a semantic derivative from the hebrew word PeH
>(Mouth)? If not then can someone enlighten me please.  If it is? then why
>the 'peh-yod' change from 'peh-heh'?
The simple answer is that pe-yod is the construct form, and pe-he is the 
absolute form. If you are interested in why this should be so, that is 
more complicated.

Peter Kirk
peter at qaya.org (personal)
peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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