Re: [hebrew] Re: Hebrew composition model, with cantillation marks

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 16:35:00 EST

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    Philippe Verdy wrote at 10:15 PM on Wednesday, November 5, 2003:

    >If it's not in the written text, it is not implied by the writer.

    If this were true, based on the fact that writers wrote very few of them,
    we would be faced with the implication that there were very few vowels
    indeed in the old Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic, Syriac, Phoenician, Moabite,
    Ammonite, and Ugaritic languages.


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