Re: Mt 26.73 - What is the second KAI doing? (corr)

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Sat Jan 01 2000 - 10:03:24 EST

At 9:00 AM -0600 1/1/00, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>This is a relatively simple one: KAI here is functioning not as a
>conjunction but as an adverb for "too" or "also" or "even" emphasizing the
>word that follows it. Here the GAR, which must always be second in its
>clause, intervenes, but the GAR really construes with hH LALIA: It's "For
>even your speech makes you obvious" rather than "And since your speech
>makes you obvious" (in fact, that GAR is out of place if the sentence is
>read with KAI as conjunction).

Four lines down it should be "... but the KAI really construes with hH LALIA"

Carl W. Conrad
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