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Pharr - Lesson IV

Postby psilord » Fri Jan 14, 2005 4:00 am

Hello,

I have a question concerning numbers 4 and 6 in the english part of Lesson IV.

Here are the problems with my translations underneath them:

4. The lovely goddess of the sea was not in Cilla.
[face=spionic]qea\ kalh\ qala/sshj ou)k h)=n e)n Ki/llh|.[/face]

6. Who was in Cilla by the sea?
[face=spionic]ti/j h)=n e)n Killh\| e)pi\ qala/ssh|;[/face]

Now, here is a link to William Annis' key for the beginning part of the Pharr book:
http://www.aoidoi.org/articles/pharr/key/key-pharr.pdf

My question is that why does he translate Cilla in number 4 to be in the accusative when I think it should be in the dative. In 6, "by the sea" is a location (which is a valid use of the dative according to pharr/wright page 287), just like "in Cilla" in 4, and the dative was correct in 6, so why not also 4?

Thanks.
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Re: Pharr - Lesson IV

Postby annis » Fri Jan 14, 2005 1:26 pm

psilord wrote:My question is that why does he translate Cilla in number 4 to be in the accusative when I think it should be in the dative.


Because he is a putz. It should be dative, and has been fixed.
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