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Bibil Identifier bibil:207924
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Panchronic Yiqtol
Title (English, ) Functionally Consistent and Cognitively Plausible
Author Andrason, Alexander
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 10, Issue: 10)
Undefined link The Panchronic Yiqtol: Functionally Consistent and Cognitively Plausible
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages 1-63 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article demonstrates that applying the panchronic methodology (based on the grammaticalization and path theories as well as on principles of cognitive linguistics) all apparently heterogeneous meanings provided by the BH yiqtol can be explained as manifestations of a consistent phenomenon. The yiqtol may be defined as portions of the imperfective and modal ability paths which jointly derive from a single lexically transparent and cognitively plausible input, a reduplicated participle as reconstructed for the PS *yaqattal. The author shows that the BH construction is a direct functional descendent of the PS *yaqattal which, after having suffered several analogical processes, was superficially modified to a shape based on the *yaqtul-u finally yielding the BH yiqtol.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Verb
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