[b-hebrew] Shva merahephet

VC vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Thu Jun 24 11:17:01 EDT 2004

> > Did any of you ever study the device of shva merahephet, the 
> > differenc between calBi (my dog), and calVei(dogs)? Any information 
> > on this?

> You use a term for the sewa which I may perhaps have heard but cannot
> recall.  Then there is the matter of your example.  I find no case of KLB
> used in the Tanak with a pronominal suffix.  Are you referring to whether
> or not a dagesh appears in the following consonant?  Your transliteration
> is somewhat idiosycratic.  I would suggest that you take the time to
> review the convention used on the list out of courtesy to the other
> members who must attempt to discipher your meaning.

In segolate words, celeb, sepher, regel:
dagesh in the last root letter with pronoun suffix (calbi)
no dagesh in the last letter in smihut plural form (siphrei, calvei)
Is here any grammarian to discuss this issue?


Vadim Cherny

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