Hebrew 13

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  1. For masculine plural nouns in the construct state, what happens to the ending?
    It changes from "chireq-yod, mem" to tsere-yod
  2. When endings change on masculine plurals in construct and accent shifts, what happens to medium vowels in open syllables?
    Reduce to sheva.
  3. If vowel reduction occurs and two successive vocal shevas appear, what happens? (answer for mp and fp)
    • For MP: The first becomes chrieq or patach.
    • For FP: The first usually become patach.
  4. What is the feminine plural construct ending?
    The same as the absolute ending: cholem-waw, tav.
  5. What is a construct chain?
    Two words in a construct relationship. More than two words is possible.
  6. In a multiple-word construct chain, where is the definite article, if the phrase is definite?
    On the last word only.
  7. When a constant chain is the subject of a sentence, what does the verb agree with?
    The verb agrees with the noun in the construct state.
  8. Can any part of a construct chain be modified by an adjective?
    Yes. It can.
  9. When an adjective modifies part of a construct chain...
    ...the adjective agrees with the part of the chain that it modifies.
  10. What if an adjective modifying a part of a construct chain is attributive?
    It will follow the entire construct chain.
  11. What is the construct form of kol (all, every, whole)?
    cal (a=qamets hatuf).
  12. For kol, if it is in construction with a definite plural noun, how is is best translated?
    "all of"
  13. For kol, if it is in construction with and indefinite singular noun, how is it best translated?
  14. For kol, when in construction with a definite singular noun, how is it best translated?
    "the whole"
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Hebrew 13
2010-10-19 05:12:43
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