Re: CONLANG Digest - 5 Feb 2000 to 6 Feb 2000 (#2000-38)
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 13, 2000, 0:17|
Patrick Dunn wrote:
> > What exactly does Elohim mean?
> > Dan
> It's a curious word. The masculline plural of a feminine singular.
> Usually translated singular, but in other part sof the bible it obviously
> indicates a plural.
Our Hebrew experts will know better than I (Steg, you here?), but I've
heard this is due to an idiomatic "plural of majesty" present in Biblical Hebrew.
Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
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