A Grammar of the Hebrew Language

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Flagg & Gould, 1831 - Hebrew language - 252 pages
 

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Page 193 - The former are single words, such as beka, always; bano, only; ilia, merely; tokba, very much; ahli, certainly; pulla, surely. 2. Derived adverbs are formed in various ways. When two verbs have a connective between them, the first of them may serve merely to qualify the second and must then be rendered adverbially, though both may be parsed as verbs; as, achukmalit hvsh hoyashke, do ye search diligently, Mat. II. 8. Adverbs of place are fonned from the demonstrative pronouns ilvppa, here; yvmma,...
Page 119 - Nun, 109. 6, which is usually assimilated to the first letter of the suffix and expressed in it by a Daghesh forte.
Page 6 - Hoffmann, and many others, against this practice, is sufficient to render it very doubtful ; and the nature of the case decides altogether against it. Whoever uses a skeleton grammar merely, must either remain ignorant of more than one half of the grammatical phenomena...
Page 175 - Sheol. This is according to the rule of Hebrew grammar, that " The place of the personal pronouns, especially in a reflexive sense, is often supplied by the most distinguished and essential parts of either the external or internal man." The sense of Sheol in this passage is thus seen not to differ from that just discussed, since the represented me of this is the same as the "/" of that— "I will go down into the grave," VMO Sheol,
Page 164 - For the sake of emphasis, the Hebrews commonly employed most of the words which signify Lord, God, &c., in the plural form, but with the sense of the singular.
Page 118 - Verbs with suffix Pronouns." 303. " Pronouns, following verbs and governed by them, are attached to them and united in the same word. This is effected by taking the fragments or parts of the pronoun, with an appropriate vowel of union (where one is needed) and adjusting the form of the verb, when necessary, so as to receive it.
Page 203 - The name Hendiadys is applied to a construction in which two nouns are put in the same case and connected by a copula, while in respect to sense one of them must be taken as a genitive following the other, or as an adjective qualifying the other.
Page 6 - Whoever uses a synoptical grammar merely, must either remain ignorant of more than one half of the grammatical phenomena of a language, or he must consume his time in filling up, by means of his teacher or of other grammars, the skeleton which he uses. How much loss of time and how much perplexity and discouragement, this would occasion, it is not difficult to foresee.
Page 167 - When an adjective is the predicate of a sentence, it generally agrees in number and gender with the noun to which it relates.
Page 17 - When the diacritical signs, ie small dots in or over a letter, which distinguish, the later alphabet and increase the number of letters, together with all the vowel-points and accents, were first introduced, no historical documents, satisfactorily shew. But it is now generally agreed, that the introduction was a...

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