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Abderite accent adjectival adjective Aeneid Aenian Amalekite ancient antepenult anus Aristoteles Aristotelian Aristotle Athenian available separately Bathonian Berkleian Brechiner Byronic Cerberean Chaucerian Ciceronian Ciconian common consonant currency Democritean denote Dickensian disyllable doubt earlier early eios Epicurean esque euphony example French genius Greek Greek ikos Greek names Greek suffix H. W. Fowler Herculean Homer Homericus ianus ical Iliad Italian Jespersen jocular languages Latin Latin adjective Latin aeus Latin form Latin words Lethean Milton Miltonian Mycenaean nouns nunciation O.E.D. gives obsolete onian orator origin Oxford Oxonian Pearsall Smith penult perhaps personal names place-names Popian preferred prevailed Promethean pronounced long pronounced short pronunciation pronunciation of Latin proper names quoted in O.E.D. R. W. Chapman recorded Roman rule scholars Scotch Scots secondary stress seems seventeenth century Shakespeare Shakespearian Sisyphius sixteenth century spelling stressed antepenult stressed penult suffix syllable Tartarean Thebaid Thyestean Tracts traditional pronunciation vowel writers