RE: Location of "3rd Aorists" in Smyth

Carlton Winbery (
Wed, 30 Oct 1996 20:30:32 +0400

Robery Brindle wrote;
>I've been following this thread with interest, but I haven't seen a reply yet
>to one of the original questions, namely location of a list of such verbs in
>Smyth's _Greek Grammar_. (I may well have skipped over it if it was posted.)
> The list is in par. 687, p. 197. He describes the verbs as "W-verbs" with
>"second aorists of the MI form." Also, par. 688 is a list of verbs which are
>"3rd aorist" in poetry (esp. in Homer).
There is a list of all such verbs that occur in the NT in Brooks & Winbery,
Morphology, pp. 239-240 both in the active form and the middle form. Some
of the verbs are MI verbs (non-thematic) in the first principal part, but
some are from verbs like GINWSKW, EGNWN.

Carlton L. Winbery
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Louisiana College
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