[b-greek] Re: But what about prepositions-Genitive

From: B. D. Colt (babc@ix.netcom.com)
Date: Thu May 24 2001 - 10:25:13 EDT

On 23 May 01, at 18:00, virgilsalvage1 wrote:

> When I speak of the load or weight that the genitive carries to
> it's nearby substantive or whatever it is giving specification to;
> that is, the fact that it is speaking of the GENOS of that
> something nearby.... I am saying that the content and the "genre"
> that the genitive speaks of, is of more import than the
> transitivity that is indicated as being between the verb and the
> accusative. et cetera.

I'm tempted to say that it's all Greek to me, but I can understand some
Greek. At my age I think I'll stick with the old fashioned sort of

Barbara D. Colt, mailto:babc@ix.netcom.com
St John the Evangelist, San Francisco

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