[b-hebrew] Horowitz' etymology
if at math.bu.edu
Wed Nov 12 09:04:08 EST 2008
I think is one of the better books on this delicate subject. He
subscribes to the idea of two-consonant roots but I am disappointed
at his failure to see that the Hebrew root is invariably composed of
single-consonant roots. Also his missing the obvious fact that the
vowels I and U (and eventually E and O) are identity markers or
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Nov 7, 2008, at 2:53 PM, David Kolinsky wrote:
> Hello All,
> I was just curious what the opinions are out there about Horowitz'
> theory regarding Hebrew etymology - the one presented in the book
> How the Hebrew Language Grew.
> Although I of course look forward to Karl's response, I would like
> to hear from as many of you as are willing.
> Thank You,
> david kolinsky
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