[b-hebrew] HALOT Etymologies
tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Fri Dec 3 08:58:20 EST 2010
On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 01:58:30PM -0500, JimStinehart at aol.com wrote:
> HALOT Etymologies
> We are often told that HALOT’s etymologies of Biblical Hebrew words and
> names are the finest that have ever been done in 3,000 years. Yet when I look
> in HALOT for etymologies of some of my favorite Biblical names, here is what
> I find:
> 1. (N-R at Genesis 14: 13: “n.m.” Is that the finest etymology ever
> done of this Biblical name?
> 2. QNZ-Y at Genesis 15: 19: “name of a tribe, meaning unexplained”. That
> ’s the finest etymology there is?
"Whereof one cannot speak, one must pass over in silence."
--- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Or more exactly in German: "Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss
man schweigen." :-) )
Petr Tomasek <http://www.etf.cuni.cz/~tomasek>
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EA 355:001 DU DU DU DU
EA 355:002 TU TU TU TU
EA 355:003 NU NU NU NU NU NU NU
EA 355:004 NA NA NA NA NA
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