A Grammar of the Hebrew Language, Comprised in a Series of Lectures

A Grammar of the Hebrew Language, Comprised in a Series of Lectures

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...interrogatively, but in which this particle is not found, must be In which case it differs but very little from the definite article when equivalent to ")B?N. So, xJI in Arabic, for -Ko 3& Gram. Arab. -ol. i. p. 338. N so enounced, otherwise their interrogative signification will not be perceived; e. g. In 2 Sam. xviii. M, we have 0$ for CO, which is found lb. M. and also in the similar passages, 2 Kings ix. 18, 19. In like manner perhaps M-- for NtBHn shall I lift up, Ps. cxxi. 1; and JTt-37 for VTto-n Ezek. xvi. 59, which, when expressed with emphasis, would have the same effect as they would had the particle been prefixed. Indeed, this is very much the case in all languages. But, in those of the East, where no note of interrogation is used, we are compelled to determine by the context, whether a sentence is to be taken interrogatively or not; and, hence, whether it is to be understood in a positive or negative sense. When this particle is prefixed, however, the ambiguity is in a great measure removed; but, unfortunately, this is not always the case. 10th, The Interrogative particle "W, which is sometimes written separately, and at others, is prefixed to pronouns, is probably nothing more than an interjection, like the preceding, so enounced as to imply an interrogation. It is sometimes found of the forms NH and RH, and in conjunction with a pronoun: as, TO and Ttf-Examples: Tn$ 73? "'ft where is Abel thy brother f Gen. iv. 9; l7_mi7Pi riNT1? ""X how can I pardon thee for this? Jer. v. 7. With pronouns; nr where, Est. vii. 5, 1 Sam. ix. 18, Is. 1. 1; "H "VVl npi$ which way went he? 1 Kings xiii. 12; "! - T# ni-from what city (art) thou? 2 Sam. xv. 2; P$T 5p8 how...
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