question concerning dictionary entries

Steven Lo Vullo slovullo at
Sun Mar 10 19:03:32 EST 2002

on 3/10/02 4:50 PM, Trevor & Julie Peterson at 06peterson at wrote:

> The standard, at least for NT Greek, is to use the present, indicative,
> first singular form for lexical entries and citations. The active form is
> used, unless the word never appears in the active stem, in which case the
> middle form is used. As far as I know, it is customary to use these forms if
> you want to refer to the word without inflection; but again, I think that's
> limited to NT Greek, or maybe biblical Greek in general. As I recall, LSJ
> uses infinitives.

LSJ also uses 1st person singular present active indicative.

Steven Lo Vullo
Madison, WI
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