[b-hebrew] Qal passives

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 21:09:55 EDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Donald Vance wrote:
> Let me try this again. (Stupid iPhone.) What do you call the qetil pattern
> if not a Gp?
>

You are right.  Biblical Aramaic has Gp as in תקילתה in Dan 5:27 or
יהיבו in Ez 5:14.  But what I was thinking of was that these forms were
on the decline and Hebrew maintained other internal passives such
as Pual and Hophal which were also on the decline in Aramaic.

Yitzhak Sapir



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