[b-hebrew] primitivization of language english

Randall Buth randallbuth at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 11:16:02 EST 2010


I suggest changing the name of the name and asking a more
specific question. It appears that you are not as much
interested in the intent of marking the "te`amim"/accent/
chants as the state of language use at one time or
another.

Randall Buth

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 6:40 AM, fred burlingame <tensorpath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Randall;
>
> Thanks for your informative comments.
>
> I am glad to hear it.
>
> In my unscientific and limited experience here in america, some of the
> persons who attend those kinds of synagogue services do not enjoy fluency in
> the leningrad codex.
>
> And as we know, yiddish and modern hebrew differ substantially from
> masoretic text.
>
> I also recall attending, many years ago, catholic services conducted
> partially in the latin language. The congregrations, in my recollection,
> could chant along with the priest some phrases in the latin language. But
> their (and my) understanding of the latin vulgate or latin language bible?
> ... that was a no go.
>
> regards,
>
> fred burlingame
>
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> > the biblical hebrew language, was its masoretic
>> > text, created or intended for use and/or consumption by the general
>> > population; by other than a relatively few highly trained scribes?
>>
>> this one's easy: the general population.
>> Go listen to a shabbat morning reading where the particular, traditional
>> intonation system is regularly used. listen to any bar-mistvah at that
>> synagogue.
>>
>> --
>> Randall Buth, PhD
>> www.biblicalulpan.org
>> randallbuth at gmail.com
>> Biblical Language Center
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>



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