[b-hebrew] Tenses and aspects; was: footnotes
furuli at online.no
Mon Aug 8 12:25:06 EDT 2005
What about Deuteronomy 32? Are there four sentence initial YI QTOLs or
University of Oslo
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From: "B. M. Rocine" <brocine at twcny.rr.com>
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Sent: Monday, August 08, 2005 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Tenses and aspects; was: footnotes
> Hi James,
> bimqom is a preposition and its object, right? What corresponds to a
> prepositional phrase in English? And it is functioning adverbially,
> right? Specifically, it is answering the question, "where?"
> What verb is it modifying? The answer tells us very definitely with
> which clause bimqom belongs. There is nothing the slightest bit bendy
> about it. There is nothing the slightest bit about it that has to do
> with where it appears on the page or what cantillation marks are
> employed in the verse.
> Here the passage is diagrammed (ye'amer(a) is the first ye'amer in the
> verse, and ye'amer(b) is the second):
> ye'amer(b)--beney 'el xay
> / \
> bimqom lahem
> ye'amer(a)--lo' `amiy 'atem
> Read, James C wrote:
>> Rolf's right here.
>> The argument becomes very circular when we have such a bendy definition
>> clause initial.
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