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 […]
What reasons are there for a Greek speaker to use a reflexive pronoun with a verb rather than the middle voice?
The introductory volume on linguistics and exegesis to which I contributed two chapters is finally in print. Linguistics […]
It is also no accident that the types of meanings expressed by γίνομαι and εἰμί, one with middle morphology and the other with active morphology correspond effectively one-to-one with the general preferences for other non-linking and low frequency verbs.
Long time readers know that the authors are big fans of Paul Kroeger’s introductory textbooks to grammar and […]
Two quote from Rulh (1989) On monosemy…
Porter, Stanley. 2015. Linguistic analysis of the Greek New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. This review is […]
Paul’s Triumph: Reassessing 2 Corinthians 2:14 in Its Literary and Historical Context by Christoph Heilig. Don’t let the […]
Sometimes looking at how a give noun is used to produce other words in a fascinating exercise. These […]