[B-Greek] Jn. 8:40

gfsomsel at juno.com gfsomsel at juno.com
Tue Nov 23 15:05:40 EST 2004


On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 11:54:53 -0800 "Barbara D. Colt " <babc2 at comcast.net>
writes:
> 
> 
> On 23 Nov 2004 at 13:20, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
> 
> 
> > At 12:31 PM -0500 11/23/04, Minton, Ron wrote:
> > >Yes, Carl, this is what I was examining.  I wondered if there was 
> a
> > >specific name to the situation in which the nom. masc. sing. rel. 
> prn can
> > >take a first, second, or third person verb.
> > 
> > Would it leave some sense of incompleteness to accept that there 
> is no name
> > for this because it is relatively rare and by no means 
> unintelligible? Dan
> > Wallace has gone quite far enough in creating new grammatical tags 
> to refer
> > to constructions that serve no function other than assisting 
> translation
> > into English. I guess that's OK if one learns Greek primarily in 
> order to
> > translate it into English rather than in order to read and 
> understand it.
> > 
> What is it that you want to give a special name to?  The case of the 
> 
> relative pronoun is determined by its job in the clause, but its 
> person 
> and number must agree with the antecedent.  What's the problem?
> 
> Barbara D. Colt, mailto:babc2 at comcast.net
> St John the Evangelist, San Francisco
> >From envy, hatred, and malice and all uncharitableness
> Good Lord, deliver us.
___________

If I am understanding Ron correctly, his concern is not with the relative
but with the verb which happens to be 1 s. pf [LELALHKA] and 1 s. aor.
[HKOUSA]. 

george
gfsomsel



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