[b-hebrew] HLK and YLK

Brak Brak at neo.rr.com
Tue May 8 23:11:17 EDT 2007


Since they are not separate roots, which is the "main root"?



B"H
John Steven

"If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you 
behave."
-Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.


Jason Hare wrote:

> John,
>  
> Roots become sticky when we are dealing with weak radicals. Some forms 
> of the verb HLK make it seem like the root should be YLK, such as the 
> hiphil perfect: HWLYK /holich/ ×"×.×oe×^(TM)×s(, which forms just like 
> HWCY) /hotsi/ ×"×.צ×^(TM)×?, which has an initial yod. For the most 
> part, remember HLK as the root of this word, but remember that it can 
> have forms that look like a peh-yod verb. They are not separate roots. 
> It is like the difference between YLD and WLD. Obviously, the root is 
> WLD, but most of the forms will be found with a yod instead of a vav. 
> We just have to remember that they are interchangeable when we are 
> dealing with root issues as they pertain to the forms found in the 
> language.
>  
> Jason
>
>  
> On 5/8/07, *Brak* <Brak at neo.rr.com <mailto:Brak at neo.rr.com>> wrote:
>
>     I have another "simple question".
>
>     The dictionary I have treats the words HLK and YLK as there own
>     root -
>     both meaning to walk.
>
>     Are they really separate - or are they the same. And if the same which
>     is the root, HLK or YLK
>
>     Thanks.
>
>     --
>
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>
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