"Retained accusative"? (was: RE: instances of(accusative)objects in passive constructions)

c stirling bartholomew cc.constantine at worldnet.att.net
Tue Oct 23 17:26:26 EDT 2001


on 10/23/01 1:16 PM, Iver Larsen wrote:

> You [Carl] suggested that when an MP form is followed by hUPO, it is passive
> in meaning. That sounds reasonable.

Iver,

Tried without success to find an exception to this but did find a case where
a gramatical passive with hUPO does not indicate an EXTERNAL agent. However
it is still a passive and there is still an agent.

James 1:14 hEKASTOS DE PEIRAZETAI hUPO THS IDIAS EPIQUMIAS . . .

greetings,

Clay

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