Re: There IS a nominative absolute!
David L. Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 15 Jan 1997 10:46:13 -0500
At 01:38 PM 1/14/97 -0600, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>At 9:00 AM -0600 1/14/97, Randy Leedy wrote:
>>David Moore has finally given us an indisputable example of the
>>>Wouldn't it be neat if someone came up with a Greek font that would
>>>read our transliteration scheme. Then we could use a format
>>>something like the following: <font face="b-greek">*GRA/FWN OU(/TWS,
>>>A)NAGINW/SKEIN DU/NANTAI PA/NTES</font>.
>>I don't know about all this font stuff, since I do all my email work
>>in DOS (not even Windows!), but I sure am glad to have an example
>>from a respected Greek author to cite whenever this discussion arises
>>from now on. Thanks, David!
>>Now back to lurking and working.
>OR: what you may have suspected may be true after all, that what you call a
>nominative absolute is simply ungrammatical Greek.
Be patient with us, Carl. We don't all have your advantage of
Classical Greek being our native tongue. ;-)
David L. Moore Director
Miami, Florida, USA Department of Education
email@example.com Southeastern Spanish District
http://members.aol.com/dvdmoore of the Assemblies of God