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Morphology: Biblical Hebrew
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In presenting the morphology of Biblical Hebrew (BH), in the main we refer to Standard Judahite literary Hebrew, i.e., the literary variety used in Judah ca. 1000–600 B.C.E. (for an earlier treatment, on which the present entry is largely based, see Rendsburg 2007). Where the data permit us to witness distinct usages in other varieties of ancient Hebrew, such will be noted. Thus, we will refer occasionally to archaic Biblical Hebrew (ABH); Israe…

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Rendsburg, Gary A., “Morphology: Biblical Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 24 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000832>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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