[b-hebrew] Plural of חֵרֵשׁ (deaf)

George Athas George.Athas at moore.edu.au
Wed Apr 6 07:40:30 EDT 2011


Hi all!

The word חֵרֵשׁ means 'deaf'. Its plural form is חֵרְשִׁים, rather than the expected חֲרֵשׁים. Does anyone have any thoughts on this morphological oddity?


GEORGE ATHAS
Moore Theological College (Sydney, Australia)
www.moore.edu.au



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