[b-hebrew] Interchangeable letters

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Tue Oct 23 09:47:27 EDT 2007


On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 08:20:15AM +0200, Yigal Levin wrote:
> > Yigal,
> >
> > How about $LX, 'send away' and $LK, 'fling away', are they not  "similar 
> > words with the same or a very similar meaning" to warrant  the 
> > consideration of X and K as "interchangeable"?
> >
> > Isaac Fried, Boston University
> >
> 
> 
> Worth thinking about. The similarity in what we think of as the meaning my 
> be a secondary development. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Ideas, 
> anyone?
> 
> Yigal Levin 

I agree. I would compare it to the roots ś-ḥ-q [&XQ] and ṣ-ḥ-q [CXQ]....

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