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dc.contributor.authorKoller, Aaron
dc.identifier.citationKoller, Aaron. (2013). לבוא ולהיכנס : Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of the Semantics of ‘Coming’ and ‘Going’ in Ancient Hebrew. Lešonénu 75, 149-164 [Hebrew]en_US
dc.descriptionScholarly articleen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the semantics of the verb בוא in ancient Hebrew. After reviewing some of the scholarship on the semantics of English 'to come', it shows that in many respects biblical בוא differs from 'to come'. Instead, the Hebrew verb means 'motion towards, or into, a defined location'. Moving to a diachronic mode, the paper demonstrates that the fixed distinction in Aramaic between 'to arrive at' (אתי) and 'to enter' (עלל) was introduced into ancient Hebrew as well, under the influence of Aramaic. This process was linked to the introduction of an important new word, נכנס, whose history (internal and external to Hebrew) is traced. Finally, the semantic situation in mishnaic Hebrew is described, once נכנס usurped much of the semantic territory that had belonged to biblical בוא.en_US
dc.publisherAcademy of the Hebrew Languageen_US
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dc.subjectsemantics of בואen_US
dc.subjectHebrew verbsen_US
dc.subjectdiachronic modeen_US
dc.subjecthistorical linguisticsen_US
dc.titleלבוא ולהיכנס : Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of the Semantics of ‘Coming’ and ‘Going’ in Ancient Hebrew,en_US
dc.title.alternative: לבוא ולהיכנס: היבטים סינכרוניים ודיאכרוניים בסמנטיקה של הפועל "לבוא" בעברית העתיקהen_US

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