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Towards a discourse-pragmatic description of left-dislocation in biblical Hebrew
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This is an exploratory investigation into the discourse-pragmatic function(s) of the so-called Left-Dislocation construction in Biblical Hebrew. This inquiry is a part of a larger investigation into the ...
The semantic potential of 'al in Genesis, Psalms, and Chronicles
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis offers a description of the semantic potential of the Biblical Hebrew lexeme '7l! in Genesis, Psalms, and Chronicles according to a cognitive linguistic perspective. This specific linguistic ...
A cognitive semantic assessment of עִם and אֵת's semantic potential
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis provides a critical assessment of the semantic potential of two Biblical Hebrew lexemes: עִם and אֵת . Previous lexical inquiries of the target lexemes provide the impetus for the current ...
Paragraphs as episodes : distinguishing paragraphs in Biblical Hebrew narrative text on the basis of linguistic devices
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
The aim of this study is to determine inter-subjective, verifiable criteria according to which paragraphs can be distinguished in BH narrative texts. Distinguishing these units plays an important role in the understanding ...