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6.37 Special Constructions with Prepositions

Please make sure you read Croy Lesson 6.37 and pay close attention to his examples.

Here are some additional examples of wrapped and braided noun phrases that contain prepositional phrases:

Wrapped Braided  
οἱ περὶ τῆς ζωῆς λόγοι οἱ λόγοι οἱ περὶ τῆς ζωῆς the words (that are)
about life
ἡ περὶ τὴν βασιλείαν ὁδός ἡ ὁδὸς ἡ περὶ τὴν βασιλείαν the road (that goes)
around the kingdom
αἱ μετὰ τῶν προφητῶν ἀδελφαί αἱ ἀδελφαὶ αἱ μετὰ τῶν προφητῶν the sisters (who are)
with the prophets
ὁ ἀπὸ τῆς θαλάσσης λίθος ὁ λίθος ὁ ἀπὸ τῆς θαλάσσης the rock (that came)
from the sea
ἡ ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ βασιλεία ἡ βασιλεία ἡ ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ the kingdom (that is)
in the desert

Here are examples of these phrases used in sentences:

I take the rock (that came) from the sea.

λαμβάνω τὸν ἀπὸ τῆς θαλάσσης λίθον
λαμβάνω τὸν λίθον τὸν ἀπὸ τῆς θαλάσσης

I know the road (which goes) around the kingdom.

γινώσκω τὴν περὶ τὴν βασιλείαν ὁδόν
γινώσκω τὴν ὁδὸν τὴν περὶ τὴν βασιλείαν

I listen to the words (that are) about life.

ἀκουω τῶν περὶ τῆς ζωῆς λόγων
ἀκουω τῶν λόγων τῶν περὶ τῆς ζωῆς





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