Read this chapter from beginning to end, but do not study it carefully until you have listened to the lecture. Be sure to master all the diagnostics of the strong verb. This will be key to your mastery over the weak verbs. This is the last chapter in the grammar that is required in this course. You may want to look through the last chapter (Introduction to the Hebrew Bible) and all the appendices for your personal study and help.
Read the chapter. Master the diagnostics for the four weak verb classes that are presented in this chapter.
Please complete the following exercises:
Parsing: 1-30 on pp. 273-274
Correct your homework with the answer key
The Hithpael strong diagnostics are unchanged for the _____ classes of weak verbs.
Because the II-Gutt weak verb class rejects the Hithpael diagnostic Daghesh Forte, what changes occur in this class of verbs throughout the conjugations?
True or False. The I-y and I-n weak verbs present no problems in identification of the Hithpael conjugations.
In the III-h class of weak verbs (35.4-5), have you carefully studied the endings that are highlighted in dark gray in the initial register of forms?
Do you understand the patterns of virtual doubling (35.6-7) and compensatory lengthening (35.8-9) in Hithpael II-Guttural verbs?
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