[b-hebrew] Definite Article 7:14 - HRH
smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jul 27 22:30:04 EDT 2007
> From: Harold Holmyard
> Dear Steve,
> >>> " וְקָרָאת " = and you will call
> >>> This is second person feminine right?
> >> HH: It can be a third person singular as well.
> > [Steve Miller]
> > Harold,
> > how can this be 3fs as well? 3fs ends with a heh, and this ends with a
> > Are there other places in the Tanach where the 2fs verb suffix is used
> > mean 3fs?
> HH: The fact is that the third person singular does not always end with
> a heh. Sometimes it end with a tav. In GKC #44f notes that rarer forms
> include the third feminine singular ending in pathach followed by tav
> "(as in Arabic, Ethiopic, and Aramaic)." They give examples: Deut
> 32:36; Isa 23:15; Ezek 46:17.
> Harold Holmyard
> Yes. We have suffix -T for 2fs in Is 57:10 (מָצָאת
> and quite the same suffix -T for 3fs in Jr 44:23 (קָרָאת
> Pere Porta
[Steve Miller] Thank you Harold and Pere. I see that you are right.
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