[B-Greek] KAT' AITIAN

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Wed Jul 20 09:21:30 EDT 2005


On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 05:36:17 -0700 (PDT) Mitch Larramore
<mitchlarramore at yahoo.com> writes:
> The case we call Accusative is apparently better
> understood as KAT' AITIAN, which ATR finds acceptable
> and translates as "cause." In what sense is the
> Accusative case to be understood as meaning "cause"?
> 
> Second, what is the (Latin) meaning behind
> "accusative" and why is it inadequate?
> 
> Mitch Larramore
> Sugar Land, Texas         
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Accusativa means "objective."  I'll not comment on its adequacy.

george
gfsomsel
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