Day: December 25, 2016

How did the verb esse end up suffixed to the back of the perfect stem in the latin’s perfect conjugations?

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Vote #1 Christopher Kowalewski: That’s the working through of internal reconstruction that you only see the results of in the textbooks. Now, Chad Turner suggests I’d know the answer. God, *I* don’t know the answer. But Sihler does: New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin. Or at least, Sihler knows as much of the answer […]