Andrew Keenan continues his investigations… In this section, I want to cover some of the broadest components of […]
The Greek perfect & transitivity followup…
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.
Wallace’s Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics does not ascribe ontological status to his grammatical categories. Maybe that’s a problem.
Finding Security in a Use Based Grammar and its Applications for Lexical Analysis
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.
Happy International Septuagint Day everyone!