Flashcards in Ch. 7: Vocab + Grammar Deck (26)
great, big, large
poor, weak, needy
זָקֵן (adj; n)
wise, skillful, experienced
upright, just, level, straight
also לָכֵן or עַל־כֵּן
לָכֵן or עַל־כֵּן - therefore
now, after all, at last, then
righteous, just, innocent
holiness, something that is holy
holy, set apart
small, young, insignificant
difficult, hard, severe
distant, remote, far away
bad, evil, wicked
What are the three (3) categories of adjectival usage? Identify and describe.
(1) Attributive; (2) Predicative; (3) Substantive
1. Attributive- adjectives follow the noun and agree is gender, number, and definiteness (or indefiniteness)
2. Predicative - adjectives either proceed or follow the noun and agree in gender and number only. they never take the def. article.
3. Substantive - adjectives used independently as nouns. no modified nouns.
What is the adjectival directional ending?
Qamets He (e.g. בָּה), which may be added to end of word to express idea of motion toward someone/something. Always unaccented and translated "to" or "toward".