[b-hebrew] Absence of Dagesh Forte??

Trevor Peterson 06peterson at cua.edu
Tue May 18 17:28:04 EDT 2004

wattswestmaas wrote:

> SUBJECT:  Exodus 10:11  -  Absence of Dagesh  in the letter 'kof' in Piel
> active participle - Mi'VaK'SHiM?
> Is this a scribal error, a print error, or the usual Chris Watts error?????

qof is one of the letters that often lose the strong dagesh when 
followed by shva. It's just something you have to be ready for.

Trevor Peterson

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