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Idioms in Biblical Hebrew : towards their identification and classification with special reference to 1 and 2 Samuel
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study seeks to identify and classify idioms in the Hebrew Bible. Based on a survey of literature on idioms in general, and in Biblical Hebrew in particular, the necessary conditions for idiomaticity ...
Some lexemes associated with the concept of JOY in Biblical Hebrew : a cognitive linguistic investigation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Theories of lexical semantics have undergone an evolutionary development for centuries. Geeraerts (2010) has traced their development from the historical-philological era (circa 1880) until the early ...
Learning biblical hebrew vocabulary : insights from second language vocabulary acquisition
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Though Biblical Hebrew (=BH) is no longer a spoken language, students continue to learn it for the purpose of reading, or at least interacting at a deeper level, with the text of the Hebrew Bible. ...
From information structure, topic and focus, to theme in Biblical Hebrew
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the information structure of Biblical Hebrew narrative, and develop accounts of topic and focus in Biblical Hebrew, respectively. Both topic and focus categories have been ...