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

David Kummerow farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 29 00:36:45 EDT 2006


HALOT lists quite a few onomatopoeic words. Do a search in that lexicon
in BibleWorks for onomatop* and you'll get a heap.

Regards,
David Kummerow.
>
>
> Does anyone know examples of B-Hebrew words where the pronunciation 
> (the sound) correspond to the meaning of the word?
>
> I know about the Hebrew word "tor" (turtle-dove) which sounds like the 
> bird.
> And the cheth-sound in "ruach" may sound like a "breath" or "wind".
>
> Are there any more examples?
>
>
> Alexander Oldernes
> Norway
> http://www.divinename.no/
>





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