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Bibil Identifier bibil:221082
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Case of Diglossia in the Book of Jonah?
Author Muraoka, Takamitsu
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 62, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 129-131 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The alteration between -בְּשֶׁל and -בַּאֲשֶׁר ל in the dialogue between Jonah and the sailors is possibly indicative of a diglossia in that the former is typical of the vernacular and the latter of standard, classical idiom of Hebrew.
DOI 10.1163/156853311X613755
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Syntax
Pericopes Jonah 1,7-1,8
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