Languages often have multiple means of communicating the same thing. Lexical inventories overlap; grammatical forms might share related functions.
Category Archive: Historical Linguistics
Compounding and Cogntive Processes in Word Formation with ὑδροποτέω and its relatives: Discussions of lexical semantics often make […]
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.
We have uploaded our slides from the Tyndale House Greek Prepositions Workshop to Academia.edu. They’re available below:
Sometimes looking at how a give noun is used to produce other words in a fascinating exercise. These […]
Take the time to learn Greek accents. Just at a basic level of grammar, the nature of Greek […]
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.
Partitive constructions with ἐκ and ἀπό fall into two general types: entity partitives and set partitives.
Dahl (1985, 138; 2000, 9-10) describes to a hierarchy of usage for perfects across languages. The hierarchy lays out […]