[B-Greek] marked vs unmarked?

James Tauber jtauber at jtauber.com
Wed Sep 19 16:10:51 EDT 2007


Markedness can be a fuzzy notion in linguistics, but think of something
as "marked" if it is different from the default. 

James Tauber

On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 16:17:53 GMT, "Ted & Robin Shoemaker"
<shoes6 at juno.com> said:
> Hello,
> In a recent post, Randall Buth said that MHKETI ANQRWPWN EPIQUMIAIS is
> "marked" in 1 Peter 4:2.  I've never been clear on what it means for some
> Greek words to be "marked" or "unmarked".  Would some kind soul please
> explain (again) what this concept means, how it is used, how it affects
> the meaning, etc.?
> Thank you!
> 
> Ted Shoemaker
> 
> Procrastinate -- tomorrow.
> 
> 
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