[b-hebrew] Karl and others - question marks instead of something else???

Chris and Nel wattswestmaas at eircom.net
Tue Nov 21 11:36:11 EST 2006


Karl and others,

I only see question marks where the hebrew letters are supposed to be.


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> Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 11:50:52 -0800
> From: "K Randolph" <kwrandolph at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Nun-Tav-Vet root
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> Chris:
>
> This root is not found in Tanakh. The noun, ????? or ???? refers to a
> "way, direction one should go, (by)way"
>
> Other words include ??? a way for travelers going from city to city,
> ??? path, not for wagons, ???? highway, an embanked road suitable for
> wheeled traffic, ???? cowpath (from ??? calf)? or rutted track (from
> ??? circular)?  hard walkway (hardened by many people treading on it),
> ???? city street, lined with shops.
>
> Karl W. Randolph.
>
> On 11/20/06, Chris and Nel <wattswestmaas at eircom.net> wrote:
>> Dear Members,
>>
>> While this root according to Gesenius and Davidson has the signification 
>> of
>> Treading, Trampling; I read also that the Arabic refers to a path that is
>> elevated, (like maybe a royal pathway).  However they say that the Nun? 
>> can
>> not refer to this (by that I have absolutely no idea what he is talking
>> about).  But since we have the word root: Dalet Resh Qaf meaning 
>> precisely
>> the same I wonder whether or not the former root has something 'extra' or 
>> a
>> 'subtler shade' in its meaning?
>>
>> Can anyone elaborate please?
>>
>> Thankyou,
>> Chris,
>> Ireland.
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