[b-hebrew] Question on vowel
yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 16:26:57 EDT 2008
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Petr Tomasek 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"?
What is a "pausa"? Do you mean special variations on words when they appear in
a pausal context as far as the cantillation marks is concerned. If
so, please read
my earlier message on the subject.
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