View Full Version : Hebrew vowels sort order
07-08-2005, 04:07 PM
Could anybody explain which sort order does BibleWorks use for the Hebrew vowels (in case two words have the same consonants)?
Thanks in advance.
07-19-2005, 09:36 PM
This is not an official list, and I have done only a cursory check, but it appears to proceed as follows
non-dagesh consonants precede dagesh consonants
1. a class vowels (qamets before patach before chatef qamets before chatef patach)
2. i/e class vowels
3. o/u class vowels
4. simple sheva last
If you spend a little time with the word list window in the Command Center, you could refine this.
Hope that helps some.
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