[b-hebrew] Question on vowel

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Mon Mar 24 12:55:47 EDT 2008


On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 06:32:38PM +0200, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:
> I've thought about it some more and it seems to me that the form with qamats
> is to be explained as an archaic form displaced by analogy.  While analogy is
> a normal linguistic process which displaces older forms, the older forms
> sometime survive in restricted contexts.  One would still have to figure out
> the exact analogy, however.
> 
> Yitzhak Sapir

Couldn't this be a "Pausa"?

P.T.

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