John19: 30.

Post Reply
Girgis Boshra
Posts: 21
Joined: January 25th, 2012, 3:40 pm

John19: 30.

Post by Girgis Boshra » July 19th, 2017, 4:09 am

τετέλεσται, verb indicative perfect passive 3rd person singular from τελέω
Why he uses (σ) in This perfect end (σται)?

Robert Crowe
Posts: 102
Joined: January 8th, 2016, 11:06 am
Location: Northern Ireland

Re: John19: 30.

Post by Robert Crowe » July 19th, 2017, 6:28 am

τελέω is one of a few ε verbs that are so proud of their ε that they insist on retaining it. For instance, it has the aorist ἐτέλεσα, not ἐτέλησα. These verbs insert a σ before the personal endings of the perfect and aorist passives.
Tús maith leath na hoibre.

Girgis Boshra
Posts: 21
Joined: January 25th, 2012, 3:40 pm

Re: John19: 30.

Post by Girgis Boshra » July 27th, 2017, 4:07 am

Many Thanks Robert Crowe for this explanation

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest