A Method of Teaching the Greek Language Tabulated: Together with Directions for Pronouncing Greek, Rules of Accent, Division of Words Into Syllables, Formations of Tenses of the Verb, and on Reading Greek at Sight

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The author, 1883 - Greek language - 48 pages
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Page 26 - The modern use is to capitalize proper names and the first word of a sentence. Poetry does not capitalize the first word of a line, unless under the above rule. Syllabication Each Greek word has as many syllables as it has vowels or diphthongs.
Page 24 - THE accent of the nominative must be learned by observation. In the other cases, the accent remains on the same syllable as in the nominative, or as near it as the general laws of accent allow.
Page 21 - Two words used together, the first ending in a vowel and the second beginning with a vowel, are sometimes mingled, the coronis being placed over the contraction.
Page 20 - The endings a< and ot are short, except in the optative mood and in the adverb oścot, at home.
Page 23 - An enclitic of two syllables retains its accent if it follows a word which has the acute accent on the penult, as \oyo< T<i/e's. An enclitic retains its accent when it has nothing to lean upon, as at the beginning of a sentence, also after an elision, as тгoAAo< и

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