[b-hebrew] Different binyan, same meaning?

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Thu Jul 5 18:42:51 EDT 2012

NI-$MAR (2Sam 20:10) is 'was on his guard', but NI-QBAR (Ruth 1:17)  
is 'was buried'. As an adjective, NI-$KAX (Is. 23:16) is
'forgotten'. As a noun, NI-DBAK (Ezra 6:4) is a NI-DBAQ, 'a fitted  
course building blocks'.

Today we have סכין נשלפת SAKIYN NI-$LEP-ET, 'removable blade'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Jul 5, 2012, at 2:22 PM, Pere Porta wrote:

> is it right to state that in a
> general way there is NO difference between the Qal passive  
> Participle and
> the Niph'al Participle concerning their meanings?

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