[B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6
eric-inman at comcast.net
Sun Apr 4 09:22:32 EDT 2010
OUK ESTIN FOBHMA EI MH FOBOFOBOIA
From: b-greek-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:b-greek-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Carl Conrad
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2010 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: [B-Greek] FOBOS in Eph 5-6
On Apr 4, 2010, at 8:25 AM, Mark Lightman wrote:
> Elizabeth wrote:
> <What I am concerned about is tendency among north american NT
> scholars to have a phobia about fear.>
> I like it. φοβοφοβια. FOBOFOBIA.
Jawohl! And it has that echt-griechisch onomatopoetic reduplication too.
Think of BARBAROI (English-speakers) and BORBOROS (slime) and BREKEKEKEX
(Froggy came a courtin).
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)
B-Greek home page: http://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek B-Greek mailing list
B-Greek at lists.ibiblio.org http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/b-greek
More information about the B-Greek