[b-hebrew] Exodus 29:35

B. M. Rocine brocine at twcny.rr.com
Sun Mar 7 08:55:41 EST 2004


Hi Yigal,  I think, it's the only example of the common word 'oteka that
both falls at pause and has final he.  The final he makes the more common
pausal form 'otakh impossible.  I suspect the combination of the two
circumstances causes the form.  Of course, it could be simply a riddle in
honor of Purim!  ;-)

Shalom,  Bryan

B. M. Rocine
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> Hi people,
>
> Can anyone explain the form ")otakah" ("you") in Ex. 29:35. I would expect
> either ")oteka" or ")otak". Is it just to rhyme with "kakah"?
>
> Happy Purim to y'all,
>
> Yigal
>




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