[b-hebrew] hatef vowels

Pere Porta pporta7 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 01:45:37 EST 2013

I think, Peter, that the second is true: the vowel remains the same in
quality but is said/read shorter and more quickly.
Let us compare אהי where, in Hos 13:10 and משי, silk, in Ez 16:10.


Pere Porta
(Barcelona, Catalonia, Northeastern Spain)

2013/2/16 <ps2866 at bingo-ev.de>

> Dear Friends,
> I'm not in agreement with a friend, whether a vowel - say segol - that
> gets a hatef changes in quality OR in quantity. I was taught that a hatef
> vowel only is spoken shorter but the vowel itself remains the same.
> Is it true ?
> Can you help me ?
> Yours
> Peter Streitenger, Germany
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Pere Porta
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