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Postby Guest » Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:22 pm

Let me ask a little bit about hebrews word.
I saw in the text book as follow...
ש.ל.ח and שלח
What the meaning of the point (.) between the alphabet?

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Re: dots between letters

Postby admin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:25 pm

Shalom... That is a scholarly convention used to indicate the "root" (shoresh) in a lexcon, and therefore is an "abstract" word. In the case of שלח, shalach, discussion would center on the related or derived words from the primary trillateral root.
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