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1

What does the Infinitive Construct of III-ה verbs do?

The Infinitive Construct of III-ה verbs drops the final ה and adds וֹת as in בְּנוֹת from בָּנָה.

2

What does the Infinitive Construct of some I-נ verbs do?

The Infinitive Construct of some I-נ verbs drops the initial נ and adds ת as in סַ֫עַת from נָסַע.

3

What does the Infinitive Construct of some I-י verbs do?

The Infinitive Construct of some I-י verbs drops the initial י and adds ת as in שֶׁ֫בֶת from יָשַׁב.

4

What are the five (5) common uses of the Infinitive Construct?

1. Occurring with לְ to express purpose, intention, or result.

2. Occurring with לְ to denote an action about to take place.

3. Occurring with or without לְ as a verbal noun.

4. Occurring with or without לְ to explain, clarify, or complement a preceding action or statement.

5.Occurring with בְּ or כְּ in a temporal clause with or without pronominal suffixes

5

With what word(s) is the Infinitive Construct negated?

The Infinitive Construct is negated with בִּלְתִּי or לְבִלְתִּי ("not" or "in order not").

6

What two possible functions of the Infinitive Construct occurring with a pronominal suffix?

The Infinitive Construct occurring with a pronominal suffix may function as either the (1) subject or (2) object of the verbal idea.