Et (Genesis 1:1)

Trevor Peterson 06PETERSON at cua.edu
Wed May 22 11:02:58 EDT 2002


>===== Original Message From "Lisbeth S. Fried" <lizfried at umich.edu> =====
>The et indicates the accusative only when the accusative
>is also marked by the definite "the" "he".

Just a tiny clarification--the accusative should be definite, but it doesn't 
have to be marked with the determined state (definite article, he-prefix). A 
proper noun, for instance, requires no such marking to be definite.

Trevor Peterson
CUA/Semitics




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