[b-hebrew] Again on hireq/sere
if at math.bu.edu
Thu Apr 14 21:55:13 EDT 2011
A hirek is followed by a dagesh. The dagesh ("forte") is, in my
opinion, no more than an ancient cue for the hireq, as in IWER,
'blind'. In other words, the dagesh is not a part of the NIQUD.
Isaac Fried, Boston University
On Apr 14, 2011, at 12:40 AM, Pere Porta wrote:
> Are there in Hebrew nouns, adjectives,
> adverbs... having ONLY a hireq in their first syllable and a sere
> in their
> second syllable (no dagesh, no shewa, no patah furtivum... at all!)?
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