A number of years ago–May 4, 1997 to be exact–I offered a clarification of the terms Aktionsart and Aspect on the b-Greek discussion list. I have decided to post here the essence of that discussion because even this late, both terms are
Steve Runge notified me a few days ago that Levinsohn’s paper, “Towards a Unified Linguistic Description of οὗτος and ἐκεῖνος,” is now out in print. You can find it in The Linguist as Pedagogue, a volume from Sheffield, edited by Porter and
Here are two more books that I have recently added to my Greek Linguistics bibliography at Greek-Language.com: Runge, Steven E. Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament: A Practical Introduction for Teaching and Exegesis. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Price and
Two new additions to A Comprehensive Bibliography of Hellenistic Greek Linguistics
Happy New Year! I’ve included the Modern Greek phrase for Happy New Year, but I don’t think I’ve ever encountered a similar phrase in an Ancient Greek text. If you have, post it here as a comment!
Simon Wong’s A Classification of Semanti Case-Relations in the Pauline Epistles lists the Case Frame (Argument Structure) of ἀγαπάω as [Event: EXPERIENCER, COMPLEMENT/PATIENT]. I think this argument structure is quite appropriate for the English word “love,” but I’m not sure it really
Today I added a brief exercise to lesson 18 to provide practice in recognizing future tense forms of μι-conjugation verbs. μι-conjugation verbs in Lesson 18
I have uploaded a new version of lesson 8, “Verbs.” It includes two corrections and a new table showing all the Greek present tense forms presented in the lesson. http://greek-language.com/grammar/ Lesson 8