[b-hebrew] Initial "Beged Kefet" consonants always have a...

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Oct 24 19:06:45 EDT 2005


On 24/10/2005 22:31, Vadim Cherny wrote:

>> You admit that "I assume that the Tiberian forms *do not* capture the 
>> more ancient forms." You are probably right because languages change 
>> over 1000+ years, but I am asking you not to simply assume this, but 
>> to present some evidence for it - and I don't think that evidence is 
>> in LXX, at least certainly not in a conclusive way; for I agree with 
>> you that:
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>
> Peter, I think, you overgeneralize. The changes in Hebrew were not as 
> significant as in other languages: ...


So we agree, I think: there were some changes, but not huge ones and not 
necessarily in the areas where Joel has assumed that there were changes.

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