--- In qalam@yahoogroups.com, "Mark E. Shoulson" <mark@...> wrote:
> suzmccarth wrote:
> >However, in the Septuagint, it looks as if a Greek 'omega' was
> >as an equivalent for Hebrew 'vav'. Did 'omega' have a latent 'v'
> >sound?
> >
> >
> No (well, actually maybe; I wouldn't know), but vav does have
an "o"
> sound. In addition to its consonant sound, it is also one of the
> lectionis, used to represent a vowel sound of "o" or "u"
(depending on
> the diacritics).

Yes, of course, I get it now. Thanks. The rest of the Greek
alphabet used in Psalm 119 (Septuagint Psalm 118) is something I
haven't figured out yet but some other time. Unless someone else


> ~mark