[b-hebrew] Re: Hebrew "Nominative"

C. Stirling Bartholomew jacksonpollock at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 3 17:21:03 EDT 2004

On 10/1/04 6:01 PM, "David Kummerow" <farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com> wrote:

> You might like to read the following documents where a much better treatment
> regarding this matter of "emphasis" is provided, particuarly because
> semantics and discourse-pragmatics are featured. Unfortunately, it is this
> type of non-vague linguistics which is yet to find its way into the
> reference grammars.
> http://www.uwm.edu/%7Erdholmst/FrontingSBLMW2000.pdf
> http://www.uwm.edu/%7Erdholmst/ShimasakiFocus.pdf
> http://www.uwm.edu/%7Erdholmst/ProverbsSBL2003.pdf

Thanks David,

I have now read the first two articles.

I have a lingering doubt about this proposal. I wonder if left dislocation
and right dislocation are really useful catagories for Biblical Hebrew?

Clay Bartholomew 

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