[b-hebrew] A Greek Language Question

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Thu Aug 5 18:17:49 EDT 2004


On 05/08/2004 22:54, MarianneLuban at aol.com wrote:

>In a message dated 8/5/2004 1:38:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
>peterkirk at qaya.org writes:
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>>Well, how can Marianne expect sensible help if she writes "Amenophis" 
>>twice when the text is actually "Amenophei" and "Amenophews", and 
>>repeats "ton" when the text reads "tou"?
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>Chalk it up to worsening eyesight and leeeeetle Greek letters.  It *is "men 
>auto Amenophei"--but later it is "Amenopheos" (not Amenophews) with two omegas 
>in the name,  and "tou Paapis" is right.  The reason I read "ton" should be 
>obvious.  But I guess I need bi-focals!
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OK, I sometimes have the same problem, not so much with Greek as with 
Hebrew points.

By the way, W is the common convention for transliterating omega.

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Peter Kirk
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