(44.) Interestingly, the forms attested in these dialects reflect the full range of possible realizations of the underlying Proto-Semitic * qVtl pattern: qitl
in Arabic (jism), qatl in BH ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/gasmu < * gasm), and qutl in Syriac (gusma).
If Levene wants to follow a plene-spelled arrangement for the non-verbal entries, then this should be done with consistency, especially for the qitl
([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and qutl ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) nouns.
dissertation, deals with noun patterns in the Semitic languages, such as qatl, qitl
, and qutl, etc.