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- December 5th, 2017, 7:11 pm
- Forum: Syntax and Grammar
- Topic: syntax of disjunctive phrase (Matt. 5:36)
- Replies: 35
- Views: 1037
It seems counterintuitive that the two object complements in the phrase λευκὴν ἢ μέλαιναν 'white or black' would be separated like this. Hyperbaton is interesting indeed. I just wanted to comment on this little detail: the reason it seems counterintuitive in this case is because you cannot do that ...
- December 3rd, 2017, 9:06 am
- Forum: What does this text mean?
- Topic: η αγαπη του θεου in 1 John
- Replies: 6
- Views: 201
There was some in-depth discussion about subjective and objective genitive here . I quote myself: it really looks that all that can be said about subj./obj. genitive hasn't been said, outside or inside Koine or Bible. And in this phase it's actually too early to say that the problematic NT passages ...
I don't believe the distinction should ever matter, because Unicode is not intended to convey subtle semantics, but rather simply to produce glyphs, to draw the letters' shapes correctly. No, no, producing glyphs and drawing shapes is the job of a font rendering engine and font files. Unicode is a ...
There's an interesting blog post in Evangelical Textual Criticism blog. Peter Williams says there was a distinction between short and long [ i ]. http://evangelicaltextualcriticism.blog ... -luke.html
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Hmm, doesn't "offline" mean "without network access"? That's what installable Bible software does. Websites are for online access, right? Right. I think some of the websites are better than the free installable Bible software for this particular task. Then again, if he is comfortable with the shell...
If the texts look weird with an upright tonos the problem is in the font. Tonos and oxia should be indistinguishable, slanted acute mark. Therefore whether tonos or oxia is used is only an "implementation detail" which shouldn't concern readers. But it may have other unwanted consequences even if th...
- September 24th, 2017, 5:27 am
- Forum: Grammar Questions
- Topic: Grammaticalization of tense?
- Replies: 18
- Views: 892
He speaks a private metalanguage known only to himself and his followers. Quite boldly stated. His metalanguage isn't private, rather it's the one which most people who have read grammar of any language can understand. It's the linguists who use metalanguage which isn't understood by the common peo...