[b-hebrew] Qal passives
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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.
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