[b-hebrew] Both right?
if at math.bu.edu
Wed Dec 8 21:30:43 EST 2010
You are right that it is not a question of right or wrong but of usage.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Dec 8, 2010, at 7:19 AM, Pere Porta wrote:
> Asking "Are both forms right?" I was rather thinking, Isaac, of
> modern Hebrew.
> We dealt in the past with your view about the Academy of the Hebrew
> Language (and moderator Yigal asked you what you would say if
> someone states that the "Mathematical Society of the United States
> of America" consists of several dozens of druids).
> Concerning my first question, both forms are attested in the
> biblical text but maybe in today Hebrew only one is considered as
> being right.
> Another example:
> In today Hebrew the form KULLAK, all you (female) we find in Is
> 22:1 is no more considered right. Or, if you prefer, it is no more
> used [but this does not mean that this form should be removed from
> the Bible].
> The form KULLEK (all you, female) (found in Is 14:29) is considered
> as being right and used instead in today Hebrew.
> This is the intention of my question.
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