What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1
Limited preview - 1995
Other editions - View all
accent accusative action active and middle adverbs Aeolic analogy antepenult athematic Attic prose augment avrjp avrov becomes clause compound consonant contracted crasis Cyrus dative declension denote diphthong Doric dual encl enclitic Epic expressed final vowel forms future perfect genitive Greek Herodotus Hippocr Homer Horn imperf imperfect indicative indie indirect discourse infinitive inflected Ionic irapa lengthening long vowel loosed masc masculine meaning neut neuter nominative occurs optative oxytone participle pass penult perf perfect and pluperfect periphrastic person pluperfect plupf poet poetic poetry predicate substantive preposition pres present pronoun rare reduplication reflexive relative clause rrjv second aorist second perfect sentence short vowel sing singular sometimes stand subj subjunctive substantive or adjective suffix syllable tense-stems thematic vowel tive tovto tu>v usually verb-stem words
Page 203 - A relative pronoun agrees with its antecedent in gender, number, and person, but its case is determined by its use in the clause in which it stands: Puer quem in schola vidisti domum iit.
Page 18 - bosom' — qoyn-urfg ' your bosom' Sang. 292b: 18, sirifeil ' younger sister' — singl-i ' his younger sister' Sang. 258a: 20. 12. Elision Elision is the omission of a vowel at the end of a word before a word beginning with a vowel.
Page 17 - Crasis («/эао-tç mixture) is the contraction of a vowel or diphthong at the end of a word with one at the beginning of the following word : ко/ит$ (/tot aurai), Kav («at e'i>) Kav («at eaV).
Page v - My aim has been, in the first place, to adapt it to the needs of students using a Greek grammar for the first time, either with or without the accompaniment of a Beginner's Greek Book...
Page 325 - A Compound sentence consists of two or more simple or complex sentences united. " We treated him well, but he would not stay with us" (two simple sentences united).
Page 205 - If the subject of the infinitive is different from the subject of the...
Page 29 - The last syllable is called the ultima ; the next to the last syllable is called the penult; the one before the penult is called the antepenult.
Page 277 - The idea of attempt or intention is an inference from the context and lies in the present only insofar as the present does not denote completion.
Greek « ἐν ἐφέσῳ: Thoughts and Meditations
A Greek Grammar: For Schools and Colleges By James Hadley · *Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb By William Watson Goodwin ...