[b-hebrew] We and us

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sun Nov 12 16:28:35 EST 2006


Thanks!

Yigal
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From: "David Kummerow" <farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com>
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Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2006 11:08 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] We and us


> Have a look at:
>
> Driver, S. R. 1882. “On Some Alleged Linguistic Affinities of the
> Elohist.” Journal of Philology 11: 201-236.
>
> Revell, E. J. 1995. “The Two Forms of First Person Singular Pronoun in
> Biblical Hebrew: Redundancy or Expressive Contrast?” Journal of Semitic
> Studies 40: 199-217.
>
> Revell, E. J. 1996. The Designation of the Individual: Expressive Usage
> in Biblical Narrative. Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology
> 14. Kampen: Kok Pharos.
>
> Rezetko, Robert. 2003. “Dating Biblical Hebrew: Evidence from
> Samuel–Kings and Chronicles.” Pages 215-250 in Biblical Hebrew: Studies
> in Chronology and Typology. Edited by Ian Young. Journal for the Study
> of the Old Testament Supplement Series 369. London: T & T Clark.
>
> Rosén, Haiim B. 1984. “אנכי et אני: Essai de grammaire, interprétation
> et traduction.” Pages 262-281 in East and West: Selected Writings in
> Linguistics. Munich: Fink.
>
> Regards,
> David Kummerow.
>
>>
>> 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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