[b-hebrew] Words with sound that describe their meaning

George Athas george.athas at moore.edu.au
Thu Jun 29 00:34:48 EDT 2006


The Hebrew word for toddler is *taf* (teth-pe), which one of my early Hebrew
teachers explained was onomatopeic for the sound toddlers make when they
walk/run (tap-tap-tap).
 

Best Regards, 

GEORGE ATHAS 
Moore Theological College 
1 King St, Newtown 2042, Australia 
Ph: (+61 2) 9577 9774 


 




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