Luke 24:32

Was not our heart burning? (Ouci h kardia emwn kaiomenh hn;). Periphrastic imperfect middle. Spake (elalei). Imperfect active, was speaking. This common verb lalew is onomatopoetic, to utter a sound, la-la and was used of birds, children chattering, and then for conversation, for preaching, for any public speech. Opened (dihnoigen). Imperfect active indicative of the same verb used of the eyes in verse Acts 31 .