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Fronting and exhaustive exclusion in Biblical Hebrew
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Linguistics, 2017)
Biblical Hebrew scholars struggle to account for about one third of instances of fronting in the Hebrew Bible in terms of a coherent semantic-pragmatic model. I hypothesize that considering fronting as a construction (i.e. ...
Lexical meaning in biblical Hebrew and cognitive semantics : a case study
In a recent survey of Biblical Hebrew lexica(l), it was pointed out that the theoretical frames of reference underlying both the older classics such as Brown-Driver-Briggs (=BDB)(2) and Koehler and Baumgartner (=KB)e), ...
Biblical Hebrew lexicology : a cognitive linguistic perspective
Hebrew (=BH) and other Semitic languages, one seldom comes across explicit definitions of the term “lexicography”. An exception is O’Connor (2002). According to him, lexicography seeks to guide and describe the ...