[b-hebrew] Proto-Semitic, was WAYYIQTOL

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Tue Mar 16 04:05:39 EST 2004

In a message dated 3/15/2004 8:29:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
kwrandolph at email.com writes:
Do you suppose that when Phoenician and 
Aramaic adopted the 22 character Hebrew 
alphabet, that they adopted it unchanged 
because they shared the same set of 
consonantal phonemes at that time? (That’s 
just a throw out question, I don’t intend 
to discuss it at length.)

Phoenician and Aramaic adopted the Hebrew alphabet??  I think you have the 
cart before the horse.


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