Languages often have multiple means of communicating the same thing. Lexical inventories overlap; grammatical forms might share related functions.
Compounding and Cogntive Processes in Word Formation with ὑδροποτέω and its relatives: Discussions of lexical semantics often make […]
For those who do not know me, my name is Chris Fresch. I used to contribute over at […]
The introductory volume on linguistics and exegesis to which I contributed two chapters is finally in print. Linguistics […]
We have uploaded our slides from the Tyndale House Greek Prepositions Workshop to Academia.edu. They’re available below:
Morten H. Christiansen & Nick Chater published an excellent article in Nature yesterday: Toward an integrated science of language. This […]
When we talk about prepositional meaning, we have focused on the usage of prepositions in constructional contexts. We have not talked about ἀπό or ἐκ meaning CAUSE, for example, but rather ἀπό and ἐκ being used in a CAUSE expressions. This is an important distinction.
The following is an essay encompassing the analysis and data that we will be presenting in our paper on ἐκ and ἀπό at the Greek Prepositions Workshop at Tyndale house in Cambridge this coming Friday, June 30th. It is a compilation of the short pieces that we have posted over the past week.
“For illustrative purposes, let us sketch a plausible (though simplistic) scenario for the evolution of a complex category. […]
Notes for the Greek Preposition Workshop, on June 30th through July 1st. Already by the first century CE, ἐκ & […]