33 Verb Forms with Suffixes
Suffixes on finite verb forms represent the (accusative) object. For that reason, they only appear with transitive verbs, thus also only in the transitive stems Qal, Pi‘el, and Hif‘il.1
Suffixes on the verb cannot apply back to the subject of the same clause (reflexive). For that reason, suffixes of the 1st and 2nd person do not appear on verb forms of the 1st or 2nd person. Reflexive relationships are expressed through the reflexive stems Nif‘al and Hithpa‘el.
The forms of the suffixes are basically the same on a nominal, particle, and verb (→ § 11).
Between a verb form ending with a consonant and a suffix beginning with a consonant, a connecting vowel is inserted. Connecting vowels are: a in the perfect, e or ä in the forms of the imperfect class.
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