[b-hebrew] Interchangeable letters

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Tue Oct 23 14:00:54 EDT 2007


Yigal,

Here is something else worth thinking about. How are we to understand  
the meaning of the root SRK [with sin] of Jeremiah 2:23 in  
relationship to its derivative SROK, 'thong, strap, lace', if not via  
SRX of Exodus 26:12-13 and Amos 6:4?

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Oct 23, 2007, at 2:20 AM, 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
>
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