39 Weak Verbs with Final Vowel (ל״ה Verbs)
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39 Weak Verbs with Final Vowel (ה״ל Verbs)
39.1 General Comments
These verbs are originally י״ל or ו״ל verbs, whose forms have to a large extent become like each other. In forms without an ending, He (ה) has entered as a vowel letter for the final vowel in the place of the 3rd radical.
Verbs with original He (ה) as the 3rd radical are strong verbs and take the He as He mappiqatum (הּ → § 34.4).
The unique, strongly-formed form of Lamed-He verbs is the Qal passive participle: גָּלוּי. According to the view of the Masoretes, the Jod in this verb form is a consonant.
39.2 Weak Forms
Since the weakness of these verbs affects the end of the verb form, the features are fundamentally the same in all stems.1
In forms without afformative, ה stands as a vowel letter for a long vowel in final position.
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