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Morphology: Rabbinic Hebrew
(4,722 words)

1. Independent Pronouns

singular plural
1c

אני

ʾani

אנו

ʾanu

2m

אתה

ʾatta

אתם

ʾattem

את

at

אתן

ʾatten

2f

את

ʾat

אתם

ʾattem

אתן

ʾatten

3m

הוא

hu

הם, הן

hem, hen

3f

היא

hi

הן

hen

Comments

1cs. Of the two biblical pronouns אָנֹכִי ʾå̄nōḵī and אֲנִי ʾănī, the use of the former decreases in Late Biblical Hebrew and in Rabbinic Hebrew (RH) disappears altogether (except for citations to the Bible).

2ms. The short form appears rarel…

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Breuer, Yochanan, “Morphology: Rabbinic Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 11 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000155>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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