Re: Lexicons and Principal parts (Long)

From: Wes Williams (
Date: Thu May 14 1998 - 00:21:36 EDT

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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>FYI. Lexica posts from the past....</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT size=2>Sincerely,</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT size=2>Wes Williams</FONT></DIV>
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    <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><B>-----</B></FONT><BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;I noticed
    some discussions as to good lexicons. I have a lexicon by
    Joseph<BR>&gt;Thayer. Any opinions of it compared to others? Also, I was
    thinking of<BR>&gt;tackling some classical greek texts, any suggestions for
    a general lexicon<BR>&gt;as opposed to one which focuses on the
    N.T.<BR><BR>There is no substitute for Liddell-Scott-Jones with the latest
    addendum by Glare. That's the unabridged; the older LSJ is on-line at the
    Perseus website and you can even configure your browser to read it in Greek.
    As it seems relevant to the current discussion of learning vocabulary, I'm
    going to re-post here something I originally wrote and sent to list in
    January 1996; the key point is STUDYING lexicon-entries; I'm convinced that
    this and reading vast amounts is the only ultimately useful method of
    acquiring vocabulary. Here's the older


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