[b-hebrew] Masoretic marks [was: Dagesh's]

joel at exc.com joel at exc.com
Mon Jun 2 07:42:14 EDT 2008

>My presumption is that the Masoretes won't have used one mark for two 
>different phonological events. So there should be no difference between 

You don't think the rapheh has more than one phonological function?

(For those who don't know: the rapheh is the line over a letter; it
marks the lack of a Dagesh in a Beged Kefet letter and also a silent
Aleph, as in breshit.)


Joel M. Hoffman, PhD

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