[b-hebrew] to'evah

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sun Mar 24 17:55:05 EDT 2013


In my humble opinion נבלה NBELAH is a variant of נפלה NPELAH,  
a beast that fell
dead of sickness, infirmity or feebleness, in contrast to טרפה  
TREPAH, an animal
that has died by a violent act, say, was torn apart נטרפה by a  
beast of prey.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Mar 24, 2013, at 1:29 AM, Yigal Levin wrote:

> Now, what does Nevelah mean? It usually refers to a dead body

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