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Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page PREFACENOTE TO THE NEW IMPRESSION Table Of Contents ABBREVIATIONSLITERATUREADDENDAContents Introduction Part I: Phonology and Orthography I Pronunciation External:(1) The transcription of Greek and Latin words in MH.(2) The transcription of Hebrew words in Greek and Latin, viz. in Origen's Hexapla and in Jerome's writings.(3) The traditional pronunciation preserved among the Jews.(4) The punctuation, complete or partial, found in some MSS. of the Mishna, and other ?? works.Internal:(I) The method of vocalization by vowel letters.(2) The mutation of consonants.(3) Information in ?? literature.(4) The analogy of BH, as represented by the Massoretic Text of the Hebrew Scriptures.II The Vowels I. Vowel Changes2. The Spelling of VowelsIII The Consonants 1. The Gutturals ?, ·?, .? ,?2. The Palatals ? ,? , p3. The Dentals .? ,? ,4. The Labials .? ,5. The Sibilants6. The Sonants7. Semi-vowels8. The Letters9· Other Consonantal ChangesPart II: MORPHOLOGYI. THE PRONOUN1. The Personal Pronoun2. The Demonstrative Pronoun3. The Relative Pronoun4. The Possessive Pronoun5. The Interrogative PronounII. THE VERBA. General Survey I. LEXICAL(?) ?? Verbs not found in MH.(B) MH Verbs not found in ?H.(C) BH Verbs with a different usage in MH.2. GRAMMATICAL(A) BH. Stems not found in MH.(B) MH stems not found in BH.B. The StemsI. THE SIMPLE STEM2. THE INTENSIVE STEM.3. THE CAUSATIVE STEMC. The TensesD. Weak Verbs. (1) GUTTURAL VERBS.Examples of Guttural Verbs.(2) VERBS ???(3) VERBS .???(4) VERBS .???(5) VERBS .??? ,???(6) VERBS .???(7) VERBS .???(8) VERBS .???(9) VERBS WITH PRONOMINAL SUFFIXESExamples of Verbs with SuffixesIII. THE NOUN1. General Survey 2. Formation of Nouns.(I) Nouns derived from the Simple Stem(2) Nouns derived from the Intensive Stem(3) Nouns formed by Reduplication(4) Nouns formed by means of Prefixes(7) Formation of Nouns from Biblical Expressions(8) Diminulives3. Formation of the Feminine4. The Formation of the Plural(1) Masculine Nouns.(2) Feminine Nouns(3) Foreign Nouns5. The DualIV. PARTICLES1. Adverbs.(1) Adverbs of Place(2) Adverbs of Time(3) Adverbs of Manner2. Prepositions.3. Conjunctions.4. Interjections,Part III: SYNTAX I. THE VERB1· Tenses and Moods.(1) THE PERFECT(2) THE IMPERFECT(3) THE PARTICIPLE (4) THE INFINITIVE.2. Government of the Verb.II. THE NOUN1. Determination of the Gender2. The Use of the Article3. The Expression of the Genitive(1) The Construct State. (2) Simple Circumlocution of the Genitive.(3) Circumlocution of the Genitive with Anticipation.4. Comparison of Adjectives5. Numerals.(1) CARDINALS.2) ORDINALS.(3) DISTRIBUTIVES.(4) FRACTIONS.III. THE PRONOUN1. The Personal Pronoun.2. The Possessive Pronoun.3. The Demonstrative Pronoun.4. The Interrogative Pronoun.5. The Relative Pronoun. The use of .??6. Reflexive and Reciprocal.7. Indefinite.IV: SENTENCES AND CLAUSES1. The Nominative Absolut2. Agreement between Subject and Predicate.3. Sentences expressing an Oath or a Vow.4. Interrogative Sentences.5. Desiderative Sentences6. Negative Sentences.7. Relative Clauses.8. Circumstantial Clauses.9. Causal Clauses10. Conditional Sentences.11. Concessive Clauses12. Comparative Clauses13. Disjunctive Clauses.14. Adversative, Exceptive, and Restrictive Clauses.15. Temporal Clauses.16. Final Clauses.17. Consecutive Clauses.Back Matter INDEX OF BIBLICAL PASSAGESGENESIS EXODUS LEVITICUSNUMBERSDEUTERONOMYJOSHUAJUDGES.1 SAMUEL2 SAMUEL1 KINGS2 KINGSISAIAHJEREMIAHEZEKIELJOELJONAHMICAHHABAKKUKZACHARIAHPSALMSPROVERBSCANTICLES.RUTH.LAMENTATIONS.QOHELET.ESTHER.DANIEL.EZRA.NEHEMIAHI CHRONICLES2 CHRONICLESSIRACH
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