The weakening of the preverb's meaning is considered to be one of the koine
features, leading to the creation of verbs with two (or more) preverbs,
these being then considered as witnesses of a more vernacular level of
Does anybody know of some specialized bibliography on that topic?
Many thanks.
Prof. Bernard Coulie

Prof. Bernard Coulie

Universite catholique de Louvain
Institut orientaliste
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