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- n. A verb inflected for person and tense that can stand on its own as a complete sentence.
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The infinitive construction (kedhabberah) goes over into the finite verb construction (shama '), cf.G. K. 114 r.
The double infinitive absolute (halokh washobh) appended to the finite verb would yield a connection which might be rendered: "they subsided going and returning," which amounts to: "they subsided with a very pronounced fall."
Nathon, absolute infinitive, continues the sequence after the finite verb (G.K. 113 z).
This verse begins with a participle and continues with waw conversive with the finite verb (K.S. 412n).
A participle like cholem may be used in place of a finite verb in the past tense also (K.S. 238 b).
With Wehayah the construction passes over from the infinitive to the use of the finite verb (G.K. 114 r; K.S. 413 a; 367 u).
In Hdt. 5.95 autos men pheugon ekpheugei there is a difference of meaning between the participle and the finite verb - he himself escapes by flight.