[b-hebrew] -HM vs -MW suffix

Nir cohen - Prof. Mat. nir at ccet.ufrn.br
Mon Feb 20 19:13:15 EST 2012


isaac,

remember, the subject is BIBLICAL hebrew.

nir cohen

On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:28:04 -0500, Isaac Fried wrote
> Different forms, previously current, for the personal pronouns are now preserved only in 
> attachment, as the -UN for HEM הם in ISAUNKA ישאונך HI-SA-UN-AKAH, 'they (shall) bear thee', 
> of Ps. 91:12. 
> 
> Another example is TA$LIKUN = TA-$L-I-K-UN תשליכון 'ye (shall) cast it' of Ex. 22:30.  
> 
> And "why not -W?". Now it is, indeed, shortened to a mere U.
> 
> Isaac Fried, Boston University
> 
> On Feb 17, 2012, at 3:29 PM, Nir cohen - Prof. Mat. wrote:many other letters are used as suffixes, as in YSSWN. so, why not -W?

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