[b-hebrew] head and see

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Thu Nov 29 18:27:56 EST 2012

In my opinion there is no such thing in Hebrew as "comes from". One  
word does not "come from" another word. If ראש RO$, 'head', "comes  
from"  ראה RAAH, 'see', then by this plan of things רעש RAA$,  
'rattle', "comes from" רעה RAAH, 'pasture'.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Nov 29, 2012, at 1:52 PM, David Kolinsky wrote:

> ראש meaning head comes from ראה meaning "the place of seeing"

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