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Is there any instance in which a final chet takes a regular patach, rather than a patach ganuv? This also goes for 'ayin and hey mapik.

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Hebrew words never end in a short vowel (including patach). There are plenty of words ending with a patach and then a chet, such as פֶּסַח, פֵּתַח, שָׁמַע, and גָּבַהּ.

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What about Peh = mouth – Double AA Apr 30 '14 at 2:14
@DoubleAA That has a letter (hei) after the segol. – Ypnypn Apr 30 '14 at 2:18
??? That's a mater lectionis not a consonant. – Double AA Apr 30 '14 at 2:20
@DoubleAA Still, the word doesn't end with the segol, rather with a letter. – Ypnypn Apr 30 '14 at 2:23
I guess it depends how you define letter. It's written with a glyph, but the glyph is completely functionless. – Double AA Apr 30 '14 at 4:33

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