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accent accusative action acute Adjectives adverbs anapaest aorist active aspirate Attic Attic dialect augment belongs changed compounds conjugation consonant contracted crasis dative dative plural denote derived dialect digamma diphthong Dorians Doric Dual employed enclitic express fect feminine final syllable frequently future passive gender genitive Greek Hence Homer IMPERATIVE MOOD INDICATIVE MOOD infinitive Ionians Ionic Ionic dialect jEolic Kara language Latin letter long vowel namely napa nepi neuter nominative nouns npbc occurs old form OPTATIVE MOOD participle particles penult perfect middle perfect passive pluperfect poets preceding prefixing preposition primitive meaning pronoun reduplication remain root second aorist second aorist passive Second Future second person short vowel signification sometimes spondee stands struck SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD substantive syncope tenses termination thing third future third person plural thou tion tive toiv tovto verbs vocative voice word
Page 266 - METRE. 1. METRE, in its general sense, means an arrangement of syllables and feet in verse, according to certain rules ; and in this sense it applies not only to an entire verse, but to a part of a verse, or any number of verses.
Page 18 - GENERAL RULES. 1. Nouns of the neuter gender have the nominative, accusative, and vocative alike in all the numbers ; and these cases in the plural end always in a.
Page 125 - HI. Where A gets an act done for himself, or for those belonging to him, by B. Thus of Chryses it is said, in the Iliad, that he came to the Grecian camp,
Page 125 - to urge one's self on," the direct action is done by A on himself, but an accusative or other case follows of B, whom that action farther regards. Thus,
Page 202 - (I cannot go thither), for who will guide me on this way ?" By the frequency of this kind of interrogative use, it gradually lost its proper force, and came to be employed simply to strengthen a question, like the Latin nam in quisnam.
Page 8 - on one of the last three syllables of a word, the circumflex on one of the last two.
Page 125 - I. Where A does the act on himself, or on what belongs to himself ; or, in other words, is the object of his own action ; as,