[b-hebrew] Initial Consonant Clusters in Biblical Hebrew

Pere Porta pporta7 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 00:03:12 EDT 2010


Jim,
what do you exactly mean by "initial consonant cluster"?
In Gn 18:2 we have $L$H, three.
Is the group $L$ a cluster as you understand it?

In Ps 115:8 we find KMWHM, like them.
Is the group KM a cluster for you?

Pere Porta
(Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)



On 11 June 2010 05:05, K Randolph <kwrandolph at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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