The form and meaning of Hebrew 'ašrê

Aaron David Rubin

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The poetic Hebrew word 'šrê is difficult to parse, and is without a good Semitic etymology. By suggesting that the word is in fact a remnant of the elative pattern, we can explain its shape and syntactic function, and provide a solid Semitic etymology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-372
Number of pages7
JournalVetus Testamentum
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Language and Linguistics
  • History
  • Religious studies
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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