emory2oo2 at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 4 00:13:13 EDT 2001
>Is it correct that gnosis is the substitive for ginwskw? As in,
>the verb to know, and gnosis is the thing known.
GNWSIS is a substantive, meaning "knowledge," or "that which is known."
I suppose this would correspond to an active sense and passive sense.
You then asked:
Is there a substitive
>the greek verb oida, like gnosis is for ginwskw?
OIDA comes from an old Greek root VID- ... from which
we get "video." I believe the substantive for OIDA would
be EIDOS. This word is found in the GNT meaning: appearance,
that which strikes the eye.
Finally, you asked:
>used the substitive for ginwskw, is this correct?
I do not have a search engine. I am not aware of his
using GNWSIS, but I can not speak to that.
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