Cairo Genizah : Masora; grammar

Yaḥya b. Daʾūd (Ḥayyūj)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaf 1 contains a discussion of the accents gaʿya and šofar. This is the end of a book on vocalisation and cantillation ascribed in the colophon to Yaḥya b. Daʾūd (Ḥayyūj). The colophon is followed by a chapter on the substitution of letters. Leaf 2: Sefer Oḵla we-Oḵla: the folio preserves part of list 60 (according to Díaz Esteban’s edition of the Halle manuscript (Díaz Esteban, 1975: 104-105). The list consists of an alphabetical presentation of words occurring twice in the biblical text, where the word has a different sense in each occurrence. The preserved part of the list contains examples beginning with waw and zayin. The items in the list are not in the same order as that found in the equivalent list in the Halle manuscript.</p>




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