[b-hebrew] phonetic writing, was Initial "Beged Kefet" consonants always have a...
peterkirk at qaya.org
Tue Oct 25 05:29:48 EDT 2005
On 25/10/2005 02:35, Karl Randolph wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org>
>>On 24/10/2005 23:27, Karl Randolph wrote:
>>>As for Biblical Hebrew pronunciation, about the only thing we can
>>>say with certainty is that the Masoretic points do not preserve
>>No, we cannot say this with certainty, unless someone provides some
>>actual evidence of change. ...
>We do have evidence of change, or at the very least,
>dialectal differences, which at the very least can cause us
>to question if TH reflects the correct dialect. ...
OK. What evidence? Please give a brief outline of the evidence and where
it comes from. If it is based on the LXX, I am still interested but will
want to check whether the argument is based on uncertain assumptions
about ancient Greek pronunciation.
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