[b-hebrew] Genesis 31: 47 - Suffix -UT

David Kummerow farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 29 01:21:21 EST 2007


Which is an erroneous, and -- as always it seems -- linguistically 
unsubstantiated assumption on your part. Human beings are unable to 
speak such a theoretical construct and has been proven through the 
typological documentation of languages world-wide.

Regards,
David Kummerow.


> David,
> 
> You have said
> 
> "Actually, I said, and have said, a lot more than that."
> 
> I know. I would greatly prefer, though, to stay focused on one thing at 
> a time.
> 
> I have said it often and very clearly before, and I will say it again:
> 
> Every U and I in a Hebrew word is a universal identity marker [aka 
> personal pronoun], invariably.  
> 
> There is no such thing in Hebrew as a "vowel", except for A. The idea of 
> the vowel is an alien carry-over into Hebrew from Indo-European grammar.
> 
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
> On Nov 29, 2007, at 12:06 AM, David Kummerow wrote:
> 




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