Also see GKC§102a,b or Fuller chapter 9.
This is a repost of the video that was originally posted on Tuesday. There was a bit of a snafu, but it has been made right.
The shewa (סְ) – those two vertical dots under the consonants – come in 2 varieties, though they will look alike. Characteristics Silent Shewa Usually preceded by a short vowel: מַלְכִּי The shewa under the lamed is silent because it follows a short vowel, the patah Never falls on the first letter of a word! WillContinue reading “A friendly reminder – The Shewa”
In this post I want to briefly define the derived stems and show their general relationship with one another. Qal – this is the “light” form. It is “light” because it is not made “heavy” by the additions of the Pi”el, Pu”al, etc. It is your basic form; simple action. Niph’al – with the passiveContinue reading “A Friendly Reminder: the Derived Stems”
The guttural letters are: א ה ח ע The letter ר is a semi-guttural.