Peter Streitenberger wrote:when we accept the NA reading in Tit 2,5 (OIKOURGOUS), then Paul builded a neologism. Which parts could be seperated and what are the roots of the compound word:
OIK- (house) is clear, but what is -OURGOS?
Peter Streitenberger wrote:It must be a two-termination adjective as it's compound, or are there instances for compound forms without this building pattern?
Peter Streitenberger wrote:is it clear at all that this word is a adjective or maybe rather a noun?
One German translation renders "good housekeepers".
Peter Streitenberger wrote:As you wrote:
"I think the formation is οἶκος + ἔργον > *οἰκοεργός > οἰκουργός"
Are there other analog neologisms that use "ergon" as base ?
Peter Streitenberger wrote:I wrote:
"It's not clear to me what you mean by "building pattern"
What I meant is, in which Declension class belongs compound adjectives regurlarly - are they always two-termination ones?
Stephen Carlson wrote:Words like κακοῦργον come to mind.
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