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Negation: Pre-Modern Hebrew
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Biblical Hebrew possesses a series of negative particles, each used to negate a specific grammatical form or syntagma. Two different types of negators may be identified: (a) those used in sentential negation; and (b) those used in constituent negation (see especially Snyman 2004, based on …

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Naudé, Jacobus A. and Rendsburg, Gary A., “Negation: Pre-Modern Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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