Dik (2003) gives an analysis of Greek nominative pronouns that suggests that there are occasion were even the […]
In a brief discussion published earlier this year, I noted, “Not all Greek verbs inflect as perfects.” I […]
Editor’s note: this article was originally published on the blog Old School Script. We have taken over its […]
Primary and secondary grammar classes teach that a transitive clause is a clause with an object: Rachel shattered […]
My audience didn’t do a particularly good job participating in the beginning quiz. Next time I’ll need to find some additional incentives.
In preparing for the SEBTS conference, Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate, I […]
A few weeks ago I put a poll up on Twitter and another one on Facebook, asking whether people thought that a particular verb had the perfect as part of its inflectional paradigm.
But there’s a far simpler explanation of the data that does not need Porter’s overwrought prominence model.
Can you imagine how much more complicated it could have been for Elmer Fudd to figure out if its rabbit season or duck season?
Telicity tests and syntactic diagnostics are surprisingly relevant for understanding the semantics of the Ancient Greek perfect.