19 Nominals with Final ä
Nominals, which in the singular absolute state look for -ä (ה) and in the construct state for -e (ה), can be traced back to roots, whose original 3rd radical Waw or Jod has dropped out (like Lamed-He (ל״ה) verbs → § 39.1).
The He is a vowel letter for the final long vowel and is missing before an ending.
Jod before a Suffix
In the singular form with suffix, the original Jod can appear. Then forms appear which are like those of the plural:
With feminine forms, the ending ה stands instead of the final ה.
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