[b-hebrew] YHWH Pronunciation cantilation mark

Bearpecs at aol.com Bearpecs at aol.com
Fri Jul 22 17:33:27 EDT 2005

In a message dated 7/22/2005 5:17:49 PM Eastern Daylight Time,  
K0434995 at kingston.ac.uk writes:

Supplanting a 
2 syllable word with 3 syllable one  in poetry  would make
a noticable and significant change to the poem's rhythm in  
any language.

Not necessarily.  Review some texts on the poetry of Biblical  Hebrew.  Many 
scholars conclude that stresses, not syllables, are the basis  of rhythm in 
Biblical Hebrew.

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