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Bibil Identifier bibil:221616
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Causative Internal Passive in Qumran Aramaic
Author Cook, Edward M.
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 8, Issue: 1-2)
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 8, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 5-12 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Although the prevailing vocalism of the Aramaic causative internal passive is thought to be 'Hoph'al', there is some evidence for an alternative vocalism with short /a/ in the first syllable, therefore 'Haph'al'. The orthographic renderings of the causative passive in Qumran Aramaic suggest that the vocalism in that dialect was throughout 'Haph'al'. Although it is tempting to hypothesize that 'Haph'al' was in fact the normal vocalism of the stem in all ancient Aramaic, it is possible that 'Hoph'al' was also used in some dialects. Finally, it is suggested that the vocalism of the 'Ittaph'al' stem is based on the 'Haph'al'.
DOI 10.1163/147783510x571551
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Middle Aramaic : Jewish Literary Aramaic
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