[b-greek] Varieties of the Aorist

From: Dale M. Wheeler (dalemw@teleport.com)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2001 - 11:55:00 EST

Carl Conrad wrote:

>It seems to me that IF we can teach students even now that that "aorist
>active" comes in three varieties represented by EPAIDEUSA, ELABON, and
>EGNWN, we ought to be able to teach them some day that "subject-focus"
>comes in two varieties represented by APOKRINOMAI/APEKRINAMHN and
>APEKRIQHN--and that for almost all of the verbs in the GNT we'll only see
>one or the other of those alternative varieties in the aorist.

Doesn't the Aorist come in four varieties...added to the above, KATABH,
with its "passive" endings?

Dale M. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Research Prof., Biblical Languages Multnomah Bible College
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