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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 Excerpt: ...however, it is found only in certain substantives (not at all in adjectives, verbs, and pronouns). The Dual termination for both genders is B?-!, appended to the singular; as B? both hands, W?fcv two days. The original feminine ending ath is always retained here, with long a in an open syllable; as STTO lip, Otifito both lips; from feminines with the ending Fl--, e. g fiOre, the Dual has the form DT)l!3n3 double fetters. The shortening of the vowels, occasioned by the comparatively heavier dual ending, is in some cases rather greater than with the plural termination, especially in the segholate forms (§ 84, 11); as byi foot, plur. orbjn, dual D??; but also DSnp (along with D?"ij3) from horn, Q??nb from Tib cheek. Rem. 1. Unusual forms of the dual, mostly found only in proper names: a) (as in Chald.) and contracted )--, as yrfu Gen. xxxvii. 17 and 2 Kings vi. 13 (name of a place, prop. two wells); 6) B--and O"1--, as OS"1?, D3S (proper names). BTlll two in the combination 1105 B'VStti twelve; c) "»--(a cast off), "HJ Ez. xiii. 18, probably also "'"in double window) Jer. xxii. 14. 21. The words ff?a ica/er, a?asi heaven. B??uji"P or Bsottj Jerusalem, are dual only in appearance. The first two are plurals from the lost forms "'B, 'ati; the third is a protracted form for the older abui,' comp. the shorter form abtt Ps. lxxvi. 3, and the Chaldee abaM-p. 2. The Dual in Hebrew, besides the numeral forms for 2,12, 200, &c. (§ 97), is used chiefly of such objects as are, by nature or art, connected in pairs; e. g. D?!? both hands, Q??TS both ears, D?£tj teeth (of the two rows), D?b;?3 pair of shoes, D73TXta pair of scales; or at least are conceived as forming a pair, as D?i?i, two days together, bi...
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