Bingo. Which makes it a challenge worthy of B-Greek.Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:But it's rewarding. And the writer's good understanding about the subject matter shines through. Sometimes it seems that especially selection of the examples is a work of a genius. That, of course, makes selecting and explaining good NT (or rather Koine) counterparts challenging.
I'm thinking about the organization of the subforum. It might be good to have threads for discussing individual sections and places where Koine diverges from what is described, as well as very specific threads for examples of particular constructions.Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:I see also one big problem. This would easily lead to pressing Koine into the same mold than Classical Greek. It would be easy to neglect counter-examples. It would be easy to loose different nuances. This requires highly competent project leaders.
I hope Rijksbaron's explanatory framework holds up for Koine Greek, even if we have to accomodate some differences. It would be a lot more convenient if it did. Do you suspect it does not?