Re: Common-sense aorist

From: Carlton Winbery (
Date: Sun Apr 05 1998 - 11:05:04 EDT

George wrote:

>When Greek wants to indicate past action, it prefixes an E to the verb
>root. KALEW, I am calling, becomes EKALON, I called.

No, it becomes EKALOUN. The epsilon contracts with the omicron to form an
improper dipthong OU.

Carlton L. Winbery
Fogleman Professor of Religion
Louisiana College
Pineville, LA 71359

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