[b-hebrew] consonant vowel order of )EHYEH & YAHWEH

David P Donnelly davedonnelly1 at juno.com
Tue Oct 11 19:01:16 EDT 2005


[b-hebrew] consonant vowel order of )EHYEH & YAHWEH
Read, James C K0434995 at kingston.ac.uk 
Tue Oct 11 17:36:38 EDT 2005 
James C Read says:
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This could also explain and harmonise the contradiction that we see 
between scholarly reconstruction 'yahweh' 
with archaic theophoric components 'yaho' 
e.g. yahoweh, yah:weh (vocal schewa), yahweh (silent schewa) 
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Am I in error to believe that the shewa in YaH:WeH is a silent shewa,
being used as a syllable divider,
in a Hebrew word composed of two closed [i.e. CVC] syllables?

Dave Donnelly



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