A Romaic Grammar: Accompanied by a Chrestomathy, with a Vocabulary

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H. Huntington, jun., 1842 - Greek language, Modern - 264 pages
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Page 81 - The subject of a proposition is that of which something is affirmed. The predicate is that which is affirmed of the subject.
Page 5 - Actent is the peculiar tone or force given to some letter syllable of a word. There are three accents, the Acute, the Grave, and the Circumflex. The acute accent is noted by a mark like this ' placed over a letter or syllable, as in the word Epicurean. The grave accent is represented by a mark like this ' placed over a letter or syllable, as in the word Clessammor.
Page 82 - These groups, though not to be put in a serial order, are further defined as instrumental with respect to one another, the first with respect to the second and third, and the second with respect to the third only, while they furnish material to one another in an inverse order, the third to the second, and the second and third to the first.
Page 99 - PRONOUN. ^ 15O. 1. The relative pronoun agrees with the noun, to which it refers, in gender and number. Its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands. E. g. Neoxlsloijs, ос Am rvcfivc, Neoclldes, who is blind. Miau noilrijr, о an с tugpfAflc nTcav caoiic ncpvxt, 1 hate that citizen who is slow to aid his country.
Page 88 - ADJECTIVE. 137. 1. An adjective agrees with its substantive in gender, number, and case. This rule applies also to the article, to the possessive, interrogative, indefinite, and demonstrative pronouns, and to the participle.
Page 12 - Ellipsis is that of words, particularly connectives, as follows: a. The omission of the relative pronoun; as, "This is the letter I wrote...
Page 122 - hi/iai, "let me see;" \t<riro>/j.' vpa rovrov, "let me supplicate this man." 2. The subjunctive is employed in questions of indecision and doubt, when a person asks himself or another what he is to do. In these cases, it occurs, as in the previous instances, without v, and with or without an interrogative particle. Thus : Avt fievta рета тоГоч, je 6o> fiera a...
Page 13 - Apocope is the cutting off of one or more letters from the end of a word ; as, K> for onfta • floofioo for IIooeidwra.
Page 8 - S^v (tot, for dsHov (toi. 3. When the word before the enclitic has the accent on the last syllable, the accent of the enclitic disappears.
Page 136 - O ye, who teach the ingenuous youth of nations, I pray ye, flog them upon all occasions.

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