[b-hebrew] About Dagesh's

Yaakov Stein yaakov_s at rad.com
Sat Jun 14 14:20:31 EDT 2008

> Here are two instances of a dagesh having apparently the sole purpose
of marking the first letter of a word; specifically, 
> to warn against the moving of an U from the end of a word to the
beginning of the next.
> 1. ?????? ?????? ???????? ??????, Exodus 12:31, to prevent the reading
> 2. ?????? ?????? ????????? ???-????? ???????, Deuteronomy 2:24, to
prevent the reading QUM US(U.


First, every time you embed Hebrew I get question marks.

Second, if you already mention QUMU C)U in Exodus, 
you shouldn't forget the exact same expression in Genesis 19:14.
On this expression MINHAT SHAI remarks that there are 5 similar
dageshes after ) H W Y.

Yaakov (J) Stein

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