In the video on Ruth 1:13b we came across the verb תֵּעָגֵ֫נָה (Niph’al Imperfect 2fp עגן). In the video I briefly talked about what likely happened to the third root nun. Many of the grammars that are available to you do not address this word, with the exception of Joüon-Muraoka. Therefore, anything said here .Continue reading “The verb עגן in Ruth 1:13b”
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The מִן Preposition
Also see GKC§102a,b or Fuller chapter 9.
About 1 min. into the video I introduce the “hovering dagesh.” I failed to mention that it represents a doubled consonant. Happy viewing!
For more info on the dagesh in the lamed preposition see Gesenius’ grammar §20c-f.
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.
A friendly reminder – The Shewa
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”