Re: Omega vs. Omicron

From: Wayne Leman (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 16:03:31 EDT


Randall is probably right. But the distinction between W and O continued to
be maintained much of the time in the writing system, just as
dialectally-neutralized distinctions in English are still maintained in our
writing system, most of the time, unless we've had enuf (!) of the
difficulties thru (!) which we've been led with our orthography history.
Since most Greek students just reference info from the written system, it's
seems to me almost a moot point, unless we are looking for instances where
text critical variants in Greek might be due to neutralization of a vowel

If I am missing some other practical ramification, I'm all ears (or is that

Wayne Leman
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