It just doesn't seem to fit the semantic profile of a typical MP verb. ἅπτομαι is the only word I can think of that comes close.
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- April 19th, 2014, 2:42 am
- Forum: Syntax and Grammar
- Topic: Splitting Compound Verbs?
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This is the kind of argument that I like to test against my own native tongue, being the one that I have the best intuitions about. It's cognate with Greek and makes verb + adverb/preposition/thingy compounds in a very similar way to Greek (do any other language families in the world form compounds ...
I wish there had been more emphasis on learning vocabulary in the courses I took. I haven't read a lot of Greek in the many, many moons since I was a student, and now I find that the grammar comes back to me fairly easily but the vocab isn't there. If creating the cards is a nuisance for you, try Ke...
- September 5th, 2011, 6:21 pm
- Forum: Word Meanings
- Topic: Total vocabulary of Greek?
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Can anybody give me a figure for the total number of lexemes represented in the NT and the LXX, and an educated guess about the total number of lexemes listed in LSJ, maybe? It's to shed some light into a rather heated debate about whether Greek/English/some other language is more suited to communic...