[b-hebrew] Karnaim

Karl Randolph kwrandolph at email.com
Thu Nov 11 18:48:38 EST 2004


That's the pattern that shows up when I look at my concordance. The construct form for rays is not found in Tanakh.

Karl W. Randolph.

----- Original Message -----
From: Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org>

> 
>
> As the modern Hebrew speakers on this list have only confused me and 
> others, I asked a someone I know who attended a Hebrew school in Israel, 
> although actually a Christian Arab. According to him:
> 
> rays (plural) = keranim, construct karne
> horns (plural) = keranot, construct karnot (?)
> horns (dual) = karnaim, construct karne
> 
> He admits that his knowledge is imperfect. But would anyone choose to 
> correct him?
> 
> 
> -- 
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/
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