Day: December 5, 2016

Does Greek present tense “continuous lifestyle” always mean that x always does y or can it mean x regularly does y for a specified period and stops?

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Mediaeval Greek

The question is about Grammatical aspect in Koine Greek, as OP clarified. That’s OK, the behaviour of aspect in Greek has not essentially changed since antiquity. In fact, not that I’ve checked, but I’m struggling to think where it’s changed at all. x always does y is either continuous aspect (unbroken), or habitual aspect (does […]