[b-hebrew] Waw Consecutive in Narrative Hebrew Narrative

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Tue Oct 14 12:45:21 EDT 2003


On 14/10/2003 09:33, CS Bartholomew wrote:

> ...
>
>I agree. In fact WYHY has been and should be subject to independent
>analysis. In terms of discourse marking function it is probably similar to
>kai egeneto in the LXX and NT. ...
>
Probably because KAI EGENETO is simply a literal translation of WAYHIY 
which then became a calque used in Jewish Greek. So to say WAYHIY is 
like KAI EGENETO is backwards, you should be saying that KAI EGENETO is 
like WAYHIY.

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