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active and middle adjectives adverbs Aeolic aorist passive apodosis Attic Greek Attic prose augment avrov called chiefly circumflex clause compound contracted crasis dative declined denoting dialects diphthong Doric dropped dual enclitic endings epic expressed feminine future indicative future perfect genitive Herodotus Homer Horn imperative indirect discourse infinitive inflected Ionic irregular Latin lengthened liquid stems loosed Masc masculine meaning moods mute neuter nominative nouns occur omitted optative ovtos oxytone participle penult perf perfect and pluperfect person singular personal pronouns pluperfect Plur poetry poets predicate preposition present stem protasis rarely recessive accent reduplication second aorist second aorist active second aorist middle second declension second perfect second person short vowel sometimes subj subjunctive suffix syllable tense stem tense systems thematic vowel third declension tive tovto uncontracted forms verb stem vowel stems word
Page 216 - A Relative pronoun agrees with its Antecedent in gender and number, but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands (§ 198).
Page 359 - Hurl'd often cuts off the vowel at the end of a word, when the next word begins with a vowel; though he does not like the Greeks wholly drop the vowel, but lull retains it in writing like the Latins.
Page 7 - Every vowel or diphthong at the beginning of a word has either the rough breathing ( ' ) or the smooth breathing ( ' ). The rough breathing shows that the vowel is aspirated, ie that it is preceded by the sound of h ; the smooth breathing shows that the vowel is not aspirated.
Page 23 - We still, however, see the visible marks on the page, and we know that the acute accent ( ' ) can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word ; the circumflex ( " ) on one of the last two ; the grave ( % ) only on the last.
Page v - ¡и. are now inflected in close connection with those in <o, and both conjugations are included in the subsequent treatment. The now established Attic forms of the pluperfect active are given in the paradigms. The old makeshift known as the " connecting-vowel " has been discarded, and with no misgivings. Thirteen years ago I wrote that I did not venture " to make the first attempt at a popular statement of the tense stems with the variable vowel attachment " ; and I was confirmed in this opinion...
Page 198 - A word sometimes takes the gender or number, not of the word with which it should regularly agree, but of some other word implied in that word.
Page 218 - When a relative would naturally be in the accusative as the object of a verb, it is generally assimilated to the case of its antecedent if this is a genitive or dative.
Page v - ... Part I. are designed chiefly to make the principles of inflection and formation in Parts II. and III. intelligible. Beyond this it seems inexpedient for a general grammar to go. In Part II. the chief changes are in the sections on the Verb, a great part of which have been remodelled and rewritten. The paradigms and synopses of the verb are given in a new form. The nine tense systems are clearly distinguished in each synopsis, and also in the paradigms so far as is consistent with a proper distinction...