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Bibil Identifier bibil:153277
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Schreibung und Vokalisierung des Partizips im Biblischen Hebräisch
Author Geiger, Gregor
Journal Liber Annuus. Studium Biblicum Franciscanum (Volume: 57)
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Language German
Pages 343-376 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The paper studies the formation of the participle in Biblical Hebrew according to the Masoretic (Tiberian) tradition, arranged according to the different conjugations and the different classes of weak verbs, including verbal adjectives. It includes examination of the details of vocalization and plene or defective writing. For the distribution of doublets, it tries to formulate syntactic, semantic, or diachronic rules. Two groups of forms exhibit special features: feminine singular participles and participles of roots III.j without ending. The feminine singular forms can end in -a or in -t. The ending -a is paradigmatic in all participles of roots III.j, after long vowel (passive participle and the roots II.w) or doubled vowel (roots II.gem.) Other active participles end normally in -t, endings in -a are common only in poetic texts. Passive participles prefer -a in nominal use, - t in verbal. Verbal adjectives end in -a. Masculine singular participles of roots III.j can be vocalized with sere and with segol. Commonly, the forms in sere are classified as construct state, but syntactically some of them are not in construct state. So the condition for forms in sere is better labelled as close joined situation.
DOI 10.1484/J.LA.2.305717
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Participle
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Verb
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