A Greek Grammar

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Macmillan and Company, 1894 - Foreign Language Study - 451 pages
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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 196 - Latin grammars) that when two subjects are of different persons, the verb is in "the first person rather than the second, and in the second rather than the third" (si tu et Tullia valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, Allen and Greenough, Lat.
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...

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