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by Scott Verreault
March 29th, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

However, Latin must always be pronounced using classical pronunciation, regardless of what certain forum members may think. You know who you are. Question, Wondering because technically languages evolve over time based on various influences. Therefore would it be correct to say that insisting on a ...
by Scott Verreault
March 24th, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

My favorite balance, currently, is to listen to native Greeks read in recordings like that one, and make just a few changes to the pronunciation so that Koine words are more clearly distinguished from each other. I've already shown you the modifications I use in the handout. I think modern Greeks t...
by Scott Verreault
March 24th, 2019, 9:39 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

Well, it's not the way they pronounced Koine Greek back then. But it's a common way for people who learn in Western seminaries now. It kind of hurts my ears ... but I hear it a lot. I think you will find Greek more natural with a pronunciation closer to modern Greek, any one of the common variants ...
by Scott Verreault
March 24th, 2019, 9:16 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

[/quote] Well, it's not the way they pronounced Koine Greek back then. But it's a common way for people who learn in Western seminaries now. It kind of hurts my ears ... but I hear it a lot. I think you will find Greek more natural with a pronunciation closer to modern Greek, any one of the common v...
by Scott Verreault
March 24th, 2019, 2:04 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

Hi Scott, I would start with BDAG A Greek - English Lexicon of the New Testament and other Early Christian Literature revised and edited by Fredrick William Danker called BDAG after the compilers, Bauer, Danker, Arndt and Gingrich. Thanks Daniel! I purchased the one for Logos Bible. Works good on t...
by Scott Verreault
March 23rd, 2019, 7:41 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

So it looks like the attached picture is incorrect for Koine Greek then.
by Scott Verreault
March 23rd, 2019, 7:12 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: γραφει τους λογους

So as I mentioned in my introduction post - I am a beginner. :D https://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek/forum/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=4765 You will see in that post 3 pictures - that is all I have so far so I haven’t purchased a lexicon yet. If you have suggestions I will take them. Thanks for the pronunciation...
by Scott Verreault
March 23rd, 2019, 12:18 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: γραφει τους λογους
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

γραφει τους λογους

Ok... So in my text book it says: γραφει τους λογους - he writes the words But when I look it up ( because I’m looking everything up on google transulte as I go to hear the pronunciation after I prounce it myself ) it is saying: γράφει τις λέξεις - he writes the words γραφει τους λογους - writes the...
by Scott Verreault
March 22nd, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Hello everyone

I have taken the liberty of updating your screen name to reflect your real name, via B-Greek policy -- BH ********** My name is Scott Verreault and I am married with two children and another on the way! I have just started learning Greek. I have purchased a Koine Greek New Testament ( Textus Receptu...