[b-hebrew] Meteg and Shva Na/Nah

George Athas George.Athas at moore.edu.au
Wed Dec 3 20:08:49 EST 2008


I've understood the metheg to indicate that the vowel to which it is attached is to be given its fullest possible value. The need for this comes from the syllables and phonetic values around the vowel which might lead one to think that the vowel should be shorter.


Regards,
GEORGE ATHAS
Moore Theological College (Sydney)
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