Day: July 4, 2010

Going from X = Going past X

By: | Post date: 2010-07-04 | Comments: 5 Comments
Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek
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Way, way back, Tipoukeitos asked if I could comment on the seemingly illogical use of πάω από Χ “to go past X”, which has attracted opprobrium from at least one Modern Greek language maven. (“Language maven” is not intended here as a term of praise.) What is seemingly illogical about the construction is that it […]

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