Re: Egeneto?

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Tue Jun 29 1999 - 20:47:28 EDT

At 8:28 PM -0700 6/29/99, gest gest wrote:
>I was looking over the GJohn and I ran into this word twice. Once at
>1:3(?) and
>at 1:6. I look the word up in a lexicon but to no avail. I think that I
>am missing the prefix
>but I dont know were the prefix begins or ends. Any help would be great.

I hope 'gest gest' doesn't mean this is a joke. EGENETO is aorist 3d sg. of
GINOMAI, meaning (EGENETO) "came to be" or "came to birth."

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
Summer: 1647 Grindstaff Road/Burnsville, NC 28714/(828) 675-4243

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