Re: deponents (Fribergs analysis of EGEIRW)

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Fri Apr 24 1998 - 06:27:17 EDT

At 7:45 PM -0500 4/23/98, Wes Williams wrote:
>>For what it's worth, I
>>endeavored about a year ago to show that the -QH- forms conjugated with
>>active endings are quite frequently intransitive and function simply as the
>>aorist of a verb that is middle in the present system. It's a fundamental
>>mistake to think that -QH- means "passive" in itself, although more often
>>than not it does.
>I did not see those posts. Perhaps it was in one of my busy times. Can you
>please direct me to where I can review them in the archives?

The date was 5/28/97, the header "Observations on Greek Voice."

Carl W. Conrad
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