From: James H. Vellenga (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Feb 03 1997 - 10:35:19 EST
From Carl Conrad:
> Here's where the ACCENTS are important, Jonathan. It's: hO\. Unless the
> article hO is followed by an enclitic (e.g. hO/ GE), it NEVER has an
> accent; when you see a hO with an accent and there's NO following enclitic,
> it can only be a relative pronoun, as it is in fact here: n.sg. relative
> pronoun acc., object of NOHSAI, and I think I would explain this as an
> anticipatory relative clause in apposition to THN SUNESIN MOU, deeming PROS
> as having THN SUNESIN MOU as its chief object.
Would it be possible to interpret the hO\ as a backward rather
than a forward reference? I'm weak on my genders, but could
it refer back to the "mystery", or even the act of having
previously written? Thus,
"the secret ... just as I wrote to you briefly before, in view of which
(PROS hO\) you are able ...."
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