View Full Version : Syntactic searches possible?

11-06-2009, 06:20 AM
I wonder if anyone knows if it is possible to make syntactic searches in BW 5.

The kind of searches I'd like to make pertain to word-order in biblical Hebrew. An example would be something like: 'sentences with a finite verb where the object occurs before the subject with a resumptive pronoun'

I can't see how this can be done in the morphology assistant. are there even any tags to subjects and objects?

Any takers on how to do that?

Michael Hanel
11-06-2009, 10:41 AM
Jonah, syntax searches are not possible as such in BibleWorks because it does not have a tagged Syntax version. It operates with tagged morphological versions. For instance in Greek, you cannot search for a direct object, but you can search for words in the accusative case.