TMS Hebrew Chapter 8

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TMS Hebrew Chapter 8
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2011-02-20 16:05:17
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Conjunctions and the Relative Pronoun
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  1. the Hebrew conjunction and is written with _____ and attached inseperably to the word it governs.
    waw
  2. What meanings can the conjunction waw have?
    and, so, then, even, but.

    other potential translations: with, in addition to, namely, also, or, whether, since, because, so that, if, that, and therefore.
  3. What is the key to translating conjunctions?
    context.
  4. Normally the waw conjunction is pointed with _____
    Shewa.

    Normal waw conjunction = shewa
  5. How does the conjunction waw differ from the preposition in its pointing?
    • The conjunction does NOT take the position and pointing of the definite article.
    • the article remains attached to the nown and the conjunction attaches to the article as a prefix.
  6. When the conjunction waw is prefixed to a word which begins with a simple shewa or with a labial (bet, mem, pe) it is pointed with _______.
    shureq (full letter vowel that looks like waw with a dagesh)

    waw + shewa/labial = shureq
  7. waw conjunction + composite shewa = pointed with ________.
    exception: _________
    • the short vowel in the composite shewa.
    • exception = when it is prefixed to elohim. aleph becomes silent. the composite shewa drops out, causing the seghol to lengthen to a tsere.
  8. Sometimes the pointing under the conjunction is lengthend to qamets when __________.
    when the conjunction is attached immediately before the accented syllable of a word i pause.
  9. True or false - the hebrew relative pronoun is indeclinable?
    True
  10. What is the hebrew relative pronoun?
    What does it mean?
    What is a good way to describe the relative pronoun?
    • asher
    • who, whom, which, and that.
    • a conjunction depicting a relationship.
  11. How is the relative pronoun asher abbreviated (on rare occasions)?
    • sha (shin-pathach- dagesh forte) or (shin-qamets/seghol) if the doubling dot is not possible.
    • this abbreviation is alway attached inseperably.

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