[b-hebrew] Hebrew and Aramaic Spellings

Mark Spitsbergen awakesd at mac.com
Mon Jan 7 07:02:29 EST 2008

> Yigal, I did not mean to imply that Aramaic was any less Semitic  
> than Hebrew only that there are differences in the spelling of the  
> same words between the two; your explanation is helpful. Also,  
> would you consider Arpachshad to be a Semitic name?


Mark Spitsbergen

> In any case, there is nothing more "truly Semitic" in the Gen.  
> spellings or
> "more Aramaic" in the Chr. spellings, besides which of course  
> Aramaic is
> just as "Semitic" a language as Hebrew.
> Hope that helps,
> Yigal Levin


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