[b-hebrew] Initial Consonant Clusters in Biblical Hebrew

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 23:05:14 EDT 2010


Jim:

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 7:38 PM, <jimstinehart at aol.com> wrote:

>
> Is an initial consonant cluster in Biblical Hebrew possible?
>
> We don’t know. The vowels were not preserved. The modern vowel system was
developed about 1000 years after Biblical Hebrew ceased to be a native
language, i.e. the first language a child learns in his parents’ house.

>
> Jim Stinehart
> Evanston, Illinois
>
> Karl W. Randolph.



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