Supplement to J. Seixas’ Hebrew Grammar

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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perative is sometimes placed under the first radical.
2. When מ is prefixed to an Infinitive, it frequently denotes not, so as not, so that not.
3. Roots ending in ת drop their ת when a sufformative ת follows it.
4. Roots ending in ן drop their י when another נ follows it.
 
Additional Observations for discovering the Root.
It usually happens that when a Tsaree ֵ or Kholem וֹ –ֹ is the vowel of the Praeformative letter, the radical י (seldom ה) has been dropped; as תֵּדַע ,יֵדַע from תֹּסֵף ;יָדַע from וַתֵּרֶא ;יָסַף from רָאָה.
2. When the Praeformative has a Kaumets ָ under it, ו or the doubled radical has been dropped; as וַיָּקָם from וַיָּסָב ;קוּם from סָבַב. [p. 25]
perative is sometimes placed under the first radical.
2. When מ is prefixed to an Infinitive, it frequently denotes not, so as not, so that not.
3. Roots ending in ת drop their ת when a sufformative ת follows it.
4. Roots ending in ן drop their י when another נ follows it.
 
Additional Observations for discovering the Root.
It usually happens that when a Tsaree ֵ or Kholem וֹ –ֹ is the vowel of the Praeformative letter, the radical י (seldom ה) has been dropped; as תֵּדַע ,יֵדַע from תֹּסֵף ;יָדַע from וַתֵּרֶא ;יָסַף from רָאָה.
2. When the Praeformative has a Kaumets ָ under it, ו or the doubled radical has been dropped; as וַיָּקָם from וַיָּסָב ;קוּם from סָבַב. [p. 25]
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