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161; pp. 163–64; Becker, 1984, p. 19 and n. 7. 3 See Teshubot Talmidey Mena˙em, p. 15; p. 98 stanza 77; p. 96, etc. ”4 They are concerned about possible “breaches in the bounds” of the sacred Hebrew language, a concern stemming from the presumption that the several languages subject to comparison are all on an equal footing. Recording an interlingual comparison on such an assumption is tantamount to assessing the three languages, Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic as having the same status, “and such .

The extent to which the Arabic language is resorted to differs from scholar to scholar. The extremists in dissension to such comparison are Mena˙em and his disciples. At the opposite extreme stand R. Judah ibn Quraysh, Alfàsi, R. Jonah b. Janà˙, Ibn Bal'am and Ibn Barùn, who conduct comparison with Arabic indiscriminately, as apparently do R. Sa'adiah Gaon and R. Hai Gaon. Dunash b. e. failing any other option. 2 The measure of affinity between the three languages R. Jonah b. Janà˙ is the only scholar in the period under discussion to record an explicit opinion regarding the affinity between Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic.

Jonah b. Janà˙ is the only scholar in the period under discussion to record an explicit opinion regarding the affinity between Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic. He discusses this matter at length in 10 Regarding Dunash ibn. Tamim and R. Samuel Ha-Nagid there is virtually nothing to note on this issue on account of the paucity of textual materials surviving from their treatises. the fundaments of comparison and the restrictions 19 Mustal˙aq (pp. 131–36). The substance of R. Jonah’s view can be stated as follows: Hebrew and Aramaic are closer to each other than either of the two languages are to Arabic.

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