From: Simon Montagu (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 07:03:30 CDT
Simon Montagu wrote:
> Karl Pentzlin wrote:
>> The attached text picture is scanned from an edition of the Hebrew
>> bible text (Rita Maria Steurer, Das Alte Testament Band I,
>> Neuhausen-Stuttgart 1989, ISBN 3-7751-1281-2, p.3; Genesis 1,1).
>> Apparently cantillation marks are used. I presume that the characters
>> encircled in red are glyph variants of U+05A8, U+05A5, U+05AD.
>> Is this assumption correct?
> On U+05A8 and U+05A5 I agree with you. IMO the third one is U+0596
> (HEBREW ACCENT TIPEHA), not U+05AD DEHI, which is prepositive and only
> used in the cantillation system of Psalms, Proverbs and Job.
On second thoughts, I disagree on U+05A8 also: it's U+0599 PASHTA.
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