[B-Greek] Mark 1:33

waldo slusher waldoslusher at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 26 21:54:18 EDT 2003


Norman Goos 

> The verbal set, HN...EPISUNHGMENH, seems to be a
> periphrastic construction 
> implying a pluperfect sense.  What perplexes me is
> the phrase hOLH hH POLIS 
> and the position of the adjective.  Wallace (p. 307)
> calls this 
> construction (A-Art-N) the first predicate position.
>  If that is the case, 
> what is the subject of which something is being
> predicated?

The predicate POSITION does not always mean that the
phrase FUNCTIONS SYNTACTICALLY as a predicate. Take
hOLH hH POLIS as "the entire city." This is the
subject of HN.


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Waldo Slusher
Calgary, AB

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