Directive He in Hebrew through the Ages


  • Tamar Zewi


The article reviews the use of the directive He, also known as He locale, from its full vivid use indicating primarily direction and also location in Classical Biblical Hebrew, through its decline in late Biblical Hebrew, in the Hebrew language of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and in Rabbinic and Medieval Hebrew, and up to its revival in Early Modern Hebrew and its relatively limited use in Contemporary Hebrew.