From: Larry Swain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 09 1998 - 17:37:24 EDT
At 04:32 PM 6/9/1998 -0400, you wrote:
Just to add minutiae to Edward's comments. The word that made all this
clear to me is hO stratiotEs-soldier, First "feminine" Declension, masc.
noun. Change the article to hE and voila, a female soldier.
In this case, the adj harmartOlos is used substantively,further
identifiying guvE, and the NT does use the word substantively the majority
of instances. Most Western languages tend to use stative adjectives and
"participles" as nouns-so I would be wary trying to press this into an
adjectival paradigm looking for "feminine" endings.
Larry J Swain
Academic Computer Specialist
Rocky Mountain College
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