Talk:Gospel of Matthew

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:Well, you don't say! I just copied it over from wikipedia, and that's how they had it. I think the normal formatting here only supports alphas with acute accents; I tried everything, but I couldn't make the grave one show up as anything but a box. Someone with much more technical expertise than myself is obviously needed. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 20:59, November 16, 2006 (PST)
 
:Well, you don't say! I just copied it over from wikipedia, and that's how they had it. I think the normal formatting here only supports alphas with acute accents; I tried everything, but I couldn't make the grave one show up as anything but a box. Someone with much more technical expertise than myself is obviously needed. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 20:59, November 16, 2006 (PST)
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::It's possible to make &agrave; come up, but of course, that isn't the Greek letter.  Personally, I think that κατα (i.e. without accent) may be the best way - that's the way it's pronounced (i.e. uninflected), and it preserves the differentiation.  $0.02, anyway.  &mdash; edited by [[User:Pistevo|<font color="green">Pιs</font><font color="gold">τévο</font>]] <sup>''[[User talk:Pistevo|<font color="blue">talk</font>]]'' ''[[User talk:Pistevo/dev/null|<font color="red">complaints</font>]]''</sup> at 05:46, November 17, 2006 (PST)

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Greek name

There's a bit of a problem with the Greek name for this Gospel - the way it is now, with the acute inflection, makes the word mean 'against', rather than the accent going the other way, meaning 'according to'. Any easy solutions? — edited by Pιsτévο talk complaints at 15:24, November 16, 2006 (PST)

Well, you don't say! I just copied it over from wikipedia, and that's how they had it. I think the normal formatting here only supports alphas with acute accents; I tried everything, but I couldn't make the grave one show up as anything but a box. Someone with much more technical expertise than myself is obviously needed. Gabriela 20:59, November 16, 2006 (PST)
It's possible to make à come up, but of course, that isn't the Greek letter. Personally, I think that κατα (i.e. without accent) may be the best way - that's the way it's pronounced (i.e. uninflected), and it preserves the differentiation. $0.02, anyway. — edited by Pιsτévο talk complaints at 05:46, November 17, 2006 (PST)
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