[b-hebrew] Tammuz, image of
kwrandolph at email.com
Thu May 6 10:36:28 EDT 2004
Hey, you can get too picky!
Today in the synagog, those months names are
called Hebrew because they were adopted into
Hebrew. Similarly, they had been adopted into
Aramaic. Therefore I have no problem calling
----- Original Message -----
From: Bearpecs at aol.com
> The language of the months is Akkadian, not Aramaic.
> In a message dated 5/5/2004 4:36:56 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kwrandolph at email.com writes:
> Similarly its in the language is why Aramaic
> speaking Jews would use the Aramaic names for
> the months even though not worshipping the
> Babylonian gods. If they were still speaking
> Hebrew as their primary tongue, would they
> not continue to use the Hebrew names for the
> months? If not, why not?
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