[b-hebrew] Passive Qal

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Tue Jul 2 05:13:32 EDT 2013


On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 01:09:40AM -0700, K Randolph wrote:
> Bryant:
> 
> Two thoughts come to mind:
> 
> 1) in the Yiqtol conjugation, in an unpointed text, there are no
> differences between the Qal, Niphal, Piel, Pual, and hophal for regular
> verbs. So how do you know which binyan was used for this verb?

But we have a pointed text which goes back to quite reliable
massoretic oral tradition...

Petr Tomasek



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