Genitive absolute


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a construction in Greek similar to the ablative absolute in Latin. See Ablative absolute.

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The development of the genitive absolute--rarer cousin of the familiar locative absolute--is the focus of Ruppel's "The Development of the Genitive Absolute in Sanskrit." Beside the locative absolute (RV+), we have starting in Epic Skt.
There are two chapters on grammatical topics: Arindam Chakraborty writes on the philosophy of case-endings, and Vincenzo Vengiani on the genitive absolute (oeeca relationship), the latter being a very careful and meticulous study of the subject.
(3) The story of his sack of Old Pleuron originates from a loose translation of the participial phrase in the genitive absolute, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.].
The assumption that Old Pleuron was sacked comes entirely from a misinterpretation of Strabo's participial phrase in the genitive absolute: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.].
A study of the Matthean uses of the genitive absolute (in relation to all other New Testament uses and the uses in the Septuagint) is presented as an appendix.
It is a curious sentence with two genitive absolute clauses separated by the statement ' As a general rule tyrannies were established in the cities', and the point of this form of sentence seems to be that the first genitive absolute generally provides the setting (i.e.
In the original Greek we meet a genitive absolute [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] "as soon as inebriation has seized [them]." Hunayn wanted to stress the temporal priority expressed by [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the genitive absolute by insisting [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
1) that reduplicated aorists represent imperfects of a verbal class "que la grammaire hindoue a oubliee." Further, in his 1881 monograph on the genitive absolute (De l'emploi du genitif absolu en sanscrit [in Recueil des publications scientifiques, pp.
For example, passive genitive absolutes (contrast 1155a8, 1155b17-18, and 1159a4) might be translated in the active voice, but with different subjects.