[b-hebrew] Masoretic invention, was: masorete pointing v's LLX transliterations

Vadim Cherny VadimCherny at mail.ru
Mon Jul 25 16:05:59 EDT 2005


> >The Masoretes would not dream of changing anything or invent anything
new.
>
> Actually they did- the whole system they used to represent vowels.  And
> sometimes they misunderstood things.  Let's not forget that they made
> mistakes and their readings are sometimes faulty.
>
> No point divinizing them after all.

What mistakes?
They invented vowel signs, not sounds.

Vadim Cherny




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