[b-hebrew] Fw: Human Sacrifice - Semantic Domain

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sat Oct 22 19:38:40 EDT 2005


On 22/10/2005 21:59, Yigal Levin wrote:

>Dear Jack,
>
>I like your metaphor. But I think that the core meaning of XRM is actually 
>"set aside" (for the deity), which is also its meaning in Arabic. In this 
>way, its core meaning is very similar to QD$. ...
>

Yigal, you may know more Arabic than I do, but from what I understand 
the meaning in Arabic is almost precisely opposite to QD$, much more 
like +M) and $QC.

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