[b-hebrew] We and us

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Sun Nov 12 09:44:20 EST 2006


Good question.

I notice that "ani" is used a little more than twice as often as
"anoki", but that both terms are used by the same people. That would
indicate that some difference in emphasis or meaning that they
recognized. But what it was, may have been lost.

Has anyone made a detailed study?

Karl W. Randolph.

On 11/11/06, Yigal Levin <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> wrote:
> Dear All,
>
> Does anyone think that there is a semantic or any other difference is use or
> meaning between "anu" and "anaxnu"? Or, for that matter, between "ani" and
> "anokhi"? Are they used in different genres, are they preferred by different
> literary sources?
>
> What do y'all think?
>
> Yigal Levin
>
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