Flashcards in Ch. 8: Vocab + Grammar Deck (25)
other, another, foreign
אֵיךְ (Also as אֵיכָה)
(1) who, whom, that, which;
(2) as, when
animal(s), beast(s), cattle
(1) that, because; (adversative) but, except; (emphatic) indeed, truly
(2) but, except, only
fool, shameless person
לָ֫מָּה (Also as לָמָה)
poor, humble, afflicted
one who judges, a judge
When a Hebrew demonstrative is functioning as an adjective...
...it will follow then noun and agree in gender, number, and definiteness.
When a Hebrew demonstrative is functioning as an pronoun...
...it will precede the noun and agree in gender and number only (not definiteness).
What are the most common Hebrew interrogatives?
מִי (who? whom?) and מָה (what?).
What is the interrogative particle?
The interrogative particle (הֳ) is another way Hebrew asks a questions, by prefixing it to the first word of the interrogative clause (those that ask a question).
What are the three forms for the interrogative particle, and in what cases will you see these forms?
1. הֳ - the usual/most common spelling.
2. הַ - before most gutturals and consonants with Shewa.
3. הֶ - before gutturals with Qamets (e.g. אָ)