Re: Semitic rhotic questions -- part 2
|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 9, 2003, 16:45|
On Saturday, November 8, 2003, at 02:47 PM, Adam Walker wrote:
> --- Adam Walker <carrajena@...> wrote:
>> 1. Does anyone know with any acceptable degree of
>> certainty what the actual value of the Biblical
>> rhotic was?
> Okay. For my purposes, I'm convinced (enough) that a
> trill in the "correct" value and will be asjusting my
> Hebrew loans accordingly. The following questions
> (except 2)have not yet been touched upon.
>> 2. Is that value (if it is "known") considered
>> consistant with other Semitic langs (eg. Phonecian)
>> that branch?
>> 3. What is the value of the rhotic in Classical
Apical trill /r/
>> 4. What is the value in the major modern dialects,
>> especially those of North Africa, Egyptian, Dardja
Don't know - but Maltese, which is derived from Arabic,