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By Francesco Zanella

This monograph exhaustively investigates the semantic area of ‘gift’ in historic Hebrew, which includes 28 substantives. The research to start with specializes in the syntagmatic and paradigmatic kinfolk that ensure the meanings of every person lexeme and for this reason presents an total photo of the advancements and extensions of the full lexical box around the varied layers of historic Hebrew. The research sheds new gentle at the debated factor of the so-called sectarian Qumran writings, through demonstrating that they attest to unique styles of lexical business enterprise that aren't discovered in other places in old Hebrew. The appendix ultimately discusses the feasibility of drawing proposal similar conclusions at the foundation of linguistic information, hence sketching a potential map of the idea that of ‘gift’.

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