[b-hebrew] BZH

Nir cohen - Prof. Mat. nir at ccet.ufrn.br
Fri Nov 9 14:06:51 EST 2012


david, ishinan

BZH is also used in hebrew as "loot, spoils (n)" which seems to agree 
with david's arabic "to set aside (v)". 
nir cohen

>> David Kolinsky wrote: A better translation for BaZaH than "despise" would
be "to spurn" which is more consistent with the Arabic meaning "to set aside".
 
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>> Ishinan: Actually, in this instance, the former would mean: holding up
one's head with an assumption of superiority over someone, behaving haughtily
towards someone, subduing & oppressing someone. (from Semitic trilateral root:
bzw)
 



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