Apostrophe or Breathing Mark?

James Ernest jernest at hendrickson.com
Wed Aug 1 10:42:44 EDT 2001


|-----Original Message-----
|From: Carl W. Conrad [mailto:cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu]
|Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2001 10:57 PM
|To: Biblical Greek
|Cc: Biblical Greek
|Subject: [b-greek] Re: Apostrophe or Breathing Mark?
|
<snip>
|what you're seeing is
|termed a "crasis" mark (KRASIS = "mixing" from verb KERANNUMI,
|"mix/mingle").
|In form it is indistinguishable from an acute accent, 
<snip>

s/b "indistinguisable from an apostrophe", no?  I doubt this threw anyone
off.

James

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