[b-hebrew] figurative vs. literal
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Sun Dec 19 09:33:21 EST 2010
Do you think that this serabit el-khadim inscription represents the
predecessor to the current hebrew alphabet?
And in particular, the letter "L" or lamed? Does it signify a staff or
On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 1:53 AM, Isaac Fried <if at math.bu.edu> wrote:
> It is certainly a good distance from the primitive Hebrew root L to EL
> ELION. AL and LO are, methinks, in the sense of 'off'.
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
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