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Translator's Preface iii
From the German Preface v
Additions and Corrections viii
List of abbreviations x
Table of Early Semitic Alphabets
Siloam inscription xviii
INTRODUCTION
§ 1. The Semitic Languages in General 1
§ 2. Sketch of the History of the Hebrew Language 8
§ 3. Grammatical Treatment of the Hebrew Language 17
§ 4. Division and Arrangement of the Grammar 22
FIRST PART
ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES, OR THE SOUNDS AND CHARACTERS
Chapter I. The Individual Sounds and Characters
§ 5. The Consonants: their Forms and Names 24
§ 6. Pronunciation and Division of Consonants 31
§ 7. The Vowels in General, Vowel Letters and Vowel Signs 35
§ 8. The Vowel Signs in particular 39
§ 9. Character of the several Vowels 45
§ 10. The Half Vowels and the Syllable Divider (Šewâ) 51
§ 11. Other Signs which affect the Reading 54
§ 12. Dageš in general, and Dageš forte in particular 55
§ 13. Dageš lene 56
§ 14. Mappîq and Rāphè 56
§ 15. The Accents 57
§ 16. Of Maqqēph and Mèthĕg 63
§ 17. Of the Qerê and Kethîbh. Masora marginalis and finalis 65
Chapter II. Peculiarities and Changes of Letters: the Syllable and the Tone
§ 18. In general 68
§ 19. Changes of Consonants 68
§ 20. The Strengthening (Sharpening) of Consonants 70