How, then, does something become classical, and what does the designation impart upon things it adjectively
Some translate the rebuke, as "stop doubting and believe." However, Carson (1991) argued if apistos and pistos are taken adjectively
, a literal rendering of the clause would be, "do not be unbelieving but believing, " and if taken substantively, the clause could be, "do not be an unbeliever, but a believer" (p.
Dorrit Cohn has described two ways narrators proclaim their subjective opinions: ideas can be verbalized gnomically, "by way of generalizing judgmental sentences that are grammatically set apart from the narrative language by being cast in the present tense," or adjectively
, "by judgmental phrases that infiltrate descriptive and narrative language and that often apply to the other characters of the fictional world" (308).
(20.) From on in, on + butan 'without, outside of' (itself an earlier comb, of be 'by, near' + utan properly locative of ut 'out', used adjectively
Although this verbal category is morphological in nature it exercises various syntactic functions and hence it is discussed here: (7) (a) when a present or past participle functions as a noun modifier it is adjectively
marked, its grammatical categories are: gender, number, case and even degree (participium attributivum), for example milites pugnantes 'fighting soldiers'.