Gershayim (trope)

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Gershayim
גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם ֞ נִפְרְד֞וּ
cantillation
Sof passuk ׃   paseq ׀
etnahta ֑   segol ֒
shalshelet ֓   zaqef qatan ֔
zaqef gadol ֕   tipeha ֖
revia ֗   zarqa ֘
pashta ֙   yetiv ֚
tevir ֛   geresh ֜
geresh muqdam ֝   gershayim ֞
qarney para ֟   telisha gedola ֠
pazer ֡   atnah hafukh ֢
munach ֣   mahapakh ֤
merkha ֥   merkha kefula ֦
darga ֧   qadma ֨
telisha qetana ֩   yerah ben yomo ֪
ole ֫   iluy ֬
dehi ֭   zinor ֮

This article is about the cantillation mark. For the punctuation mark, see Gershayim.

Gershayim (Hebrew גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם, with variant English spellings) is a cantillation mark that is found in the Torah, Haftarah, and other books of the Hebrew Bible.

The Hebrew word גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם translates into English as double geresh.

Total occurrences[edit]

Book Number of appearances
Torah 510[1]
   Genesis 113[1]
   Exodus 99[1]
   Leviticus 76[1]
   Numbers 114[1]
   Deuteronomy 108[1]
Nevi'im 447[2]
Ketuvim 341[2]

Melody[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Concordance of the Hebrew accents in the Hebrew Bible: Concordance ..., Volume 1 By James D. Price, page 6
  2. ^ a b Concordance of the Hebrew accents in the Hebrew Bible: Concordance ..., Volume 1 By James D. Price, page 5