[b-hebrew] Mem in the Middle of the Word

Brak Brak at neo.rr.com
Tue Jan 6 23:22:16 EST 2009


I did an analysis of the WLC text, and came up with the following stats:

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Occurrences of <M> as a affix:
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Word Part:       <M> --- Total: 2
Mal 001:009,11 <M/IK.EM03> --- <M>
Psa 139:019,08 <M/E75N.IY00> --- <M>

Word Part:       <M"> --- Total: 2196 - Showing 5
Gen 001:007,14 <M"/(A74L> --- <M">
Gen 002:010,03 <M"/("80DEN> --- <M">
Gen 002:017,01 <W./M"/("81C> --- <M">
Gen 002:023,06 <M"75/(:ACFM/A80Y> --- <M">
Gen 002:023,13 <M"/)I73Y$> --- <M">

Word Part:       <M."> --- Total: 3
Lev 019:014,10 <M."/):ELOHE73Y/KF> --- <M.">
Lev 019:032,08 <M."/):ELOHE73Y/KF> --- <M.">
1Ch 004:010,16 <M."/RF(F73H> --- <M.">

Word Part:       <M.I> --- Total: 2
Psa 059:002,04 <M.I/MIT:QOWM:M/A71Y> --- <M.I>
Job 017:004,04 <M.I/&.F92KEL]3> --- <M.I>

Word Part:       <M:> --- Total: 1
Eze 027:019,03 <M:/)W.Z.F80L> --- <M:>

Word Part:       <ME> --- Total: 4
Eze 007:011,10 <ME/H:EM/"HE73M> --- <ME>
Job 021:016,08 <ME75/N.IY00> --- <ME>
Job 022:018,08 <ME75/N.IY00> --- <ME>
Job 030:010,03 <ME92/N.IY> --- <ME>

Word Part:       <MI> --- Total: 4186 - Showing 5
Gen 001:007,09 <MI/T.A74XAT> --- <MI>
Gen 001:009,05 <MI/T.A70XAT> --- <MI>
Gen 002:002,11 <MI/K.FL-> --- <MI>
Gen 002:003,11 <MI/K.FL-> --- <MI>
Gen 002:008,06 <MI/Q.E92DEM> --- <MI>

Word Part:       <MA> --- Total: 2
1Ch 015:013,02 <L:/MA/B.F/RI71)$OWNF73H> --- <MA>
2Ch 030:003,11 <L:/MA/D.A80Y> --- <MA>
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Now for all of the items all of them are <MIN> except for the 
possibility of the last two, the <MA>.
So why would all the affixed <M> be <MIN> except for those two?

Pere Porta asked if there are any occurrences of two or more 
propositions being grouped together.
The analysis shows the following:

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Occurrences of two or more propositions being grouped together:
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--- Total: 175 (177 if the two in question are prepositions) - Showing 12
Gen 004:016,03 <MI/L.I/P:N"74Y> --- 2
Gen 006:016,07 <MI/L:/MA80(:L/FH> --- 2
Gen 007:020,04 <MI/L:/MA80(:L/FH> --- 2
Gen 023:004,12 <MI/L.:/PFN/F75Y00> --- 2
Gen 023:008,11 <MI/L.:/PFN/A80Y> --- 2
Gen 026:001,04 <MI/L.:/BAD03> --- 2
Gen 038:024,02 <K.:/MI/$:LO74$> --- 2
Gen 041:046,12 <MI/L.I/P:N"74Y> --- 2
Gen 046:026,08 <MI/L.:/BA73D> --- 2
Gen 047:010,06 <MI/L.I/P:N"71Y> --- 2
Exo 020:020,08 <L:/BA75/(:ABW.R03> --- 2
Exo 023:028,12 <MI/L.:/PFNE75Y/KF00> --- 2
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To these results I ask the inverse question: are the any occurrences of 
a pronoun being in between two prepositions, or between a preposition 
and another word form (such as a noun, verb, adjective, etc)?
The analysis shows the following:
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Occurrences of a pronoun being in between two prepositions, or between a 
preposition and another word form:
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--- Total: 0 (2 if the two in question are pronouns)
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In fact, the only time we have a pronoun as an affix is in these two 
cases (assuming it is of course).

So I ask my question again, why do some people have these two as an 
affixed pronoun?


B"H
John Steven

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