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Bibil Identifier bibil:246292
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Complexity of Verbal Semantics—An Intricate Relationship Between Qatal and Wayyiqtol
Author Andrason, Alexander
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 16)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 95 pages online
Abstract This article analyzes the relationship that exists between the qatal and wayyiqtol forms in Biblical Hebrew. It provides a twofold approach, based on complexity theory, fuzziology, cognitive linguistics and the theory of dynamic semantic maps, on the one hand, as well as on an original empirical study involving all the instances of the two grams in the book of Genesis, on the other. As a result, the article advances a model of an intricate, multi-level and dynamic interaction of qatal and wayyiqtol in terms of two kinetic waves that spread along a grammaticalization channel recursively used in the language—in this case, the resultative stream.
DOI 10.5508/jhs.2016.v16.a4
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Verb
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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