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accent accusative action Adjectives adverbs AEolic anapaest aorist active Attic Attic dialect augment changed compounds conjugation consonant contracted dative dative plural declension denote derived dialect diphthong Dorians Doric Dual elval enclitic eoffat éov epic express feminine final syllable genitive Greek Hence Homer imperative IMPERATIVE MOOD imperfect INDICATIVE MOOD infinitive Ionians Ionic Ionic dialect karū language Latin letter mouns namely neuter nominative nouns occurs offov old form optative OPTATIVE MOOD participle particles penult perfect middle perfect passive person singular pluperfect poets preceding prefixing preposition PREs present pronoun rāv reduplication remain roiv root second aorist second aorist passive second future second person short vowel signification sometimes spondee struck subjunctive SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD substantive taiv tenses termination thing third future third person plural thou tion tive toic Toiv trepi uév verbs vocative vowel word writers
Page 262 - METRE. 1. METRE, in its general sense, means an arrangement of syllables and feet in verse, according to certain rules ; and in this sense it applies not only to an entire verse, but to a part of a verse, or any number of verses.
Page 12 - GENERAL RULES. 1. Nouns of the neuter gender have the nominative, accusative, and vocative alike in all the numbers ; and these cases in the plural end always in a.
Page 119 - HI. Where A gets an act done for himself, or for those belonging to him, by B. Thus of Chryses it is said, in the Iliad, that he came to the Grecian camp,
Page 119 - to urge one's self on," the direct action is done by A on himself, but an accusative or other case follows of B, whom that action farther regards. Thus,
Page 198 - (I cannot go thither), for who will guide me on this way ?" By the frequency of this kind of interrogative use, it gradually lost its proper force, and came to be employed simply to strengthen a question, like the Latin nam in quisnam.
Page 4 - on one of the last three syllables of a word, the circumflex on one of the last two.
Page 119 - I. Where A does the act on himself, or on what belongs to himself ; or, in other words, is the object of his own action ; as,