Comparative Syntax of Greek and Latin, Volume 1
Theclassics Us, 2013 - 80 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... our 'at;' we use also a Dative 'to buy for 6d., ' perhaps partly on the analogy of 'to sell for, i.e. in order to obtain, 6a7 (?) or 'for'='in exchange for: ' could Greek have possibly had a construction like this? or cp. above on the Dative expressing 'cause: ' v. further the Cases. With verbs of 'abounding' the Instrumental might have corresponded to the Sanskrit, and to our ' with, ' and have expressed the circumstance: the Locative to our 'in' and to the Latin Locative form seen in pauper aquae. davov oUriarq> davdrw: the Locative might correspond to our 'in'--cp. 'to sleep in slumber: ' the Instrumental to our 'with/ expressing circumstance. The Locatival Dative: v. further the Cases, Chapter IV. 7reSi'w, ydovi: the Locative would correspond to the Latin Locative, e.g. hum , the Sanskrit Locative, and our 'on, ' etc.: the Instrumental would express circumstance, and might have been used, as in Sanskrit, in phrases like 'they ran on the plain: ' for the Dative cp. j(afiai, and Kvfiaai irefiire above, and Principle V. B. 3. epiBi %vverjKe fidxeadai--As to epiSi, is there here a trace of a Dative like that of English, Latin, and Sanskrit, and the Greek Infinitive in -at, meaning 'he brought them together for strife, for a struggle'--the Locative might correspond to our 'in strife, ' and both Locative and Instrumental to the Sanskrit forms which so often developed into adverbs. Of the parts of a thing: wfiw and dofioiai, KecpaXfj, %pot, KpaSip, (ppeai, dvfiw, dKpordry Kopv(pf, eaxarirj irokefioio, fivyS> "Apyeos, etc.: these would, as Locatives, roughly correspond to our 'in, ' 'at, ' and to certain Locative forms like animi in Latin, and also some Sanskrit Locatives: the Instrumental s might correspond to certain Instrumental s i
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