On Thu, 20 Dec 2001 09:26:49 -0000 Fabian <[log in to unmask]>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Josh Roth" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Hebrew has the word 'talmid' for student, which comes from l-m-d
> which
> > has to do with "learning" (and teaching) so it's a little
> different than
> what
> > you're describing.

> Different root entirely. the root in question is t-l-b. What does
> Hebrew say about that one.

> --
> Fabian

It doesn't.  I'm pretty sure it doesn't exist.  I thought that was Josh's
point when he pointed out that the Hebrew word for "student" uses a
completely different root.  The hypothetical cognate of /t'a:lib/ would
be something like /t'o:leb/, though.

-Stephen (Steg)
 "cup half full, cup half empty -
  show me the f---ing cup!"
     ~ "no messiah" by lazy i