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1st aor 1st pf 2d pf 3d sing accusative active adjective adverbs anacrusis anapaestic aorist apodosis Attic principal augment avrov catalectic compound consonant contracted Cyrus dactyl dative declension declined denote deponent diphthong DUAL N.A.V. encl enclitic epic 2d aor expressed feminine full-faced type genitive Greek Herodotus Homer ical imperfect impf impv indirect discourse infin infinitive inflection Ionic and poetic Latin MASC masculine meaning mode mute NEUT neuter nominative Note optative partic participle Partitive Genitive pass perf perfect middle person pluperfect plur poetic forms predicate preposition pres present pronoun protasis rarely reduplication regularly relative clause rhythms root second aorist secondary tense sentence singular sometimes stand stems ending subj subjunctive substantive suffix theme tive tovto trochee usually verbs vowel words written accent
Page 27 - 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 3 - THIS grammar states the essential facts and principles of the Greek language in concise form, with only so much discussion as may reasonably be demanded for a clear understanding of the subject.
Page 243 - Note, however, that a relative pronoun agrees with its antecedent in gender and number, but that its case depends on its construction in the clause in which it is used : legati quT convocat!
Page 27 - Crasis (Ğ/эао-tç mixture) is the contraction of a vowel or diphthong at the end of a word with one at the beginning of the following word : ко/ит$ (/tot aurai), Kav (Ğat e'i>) Kav (Ğat eaV).
Page 249 - A Relative agrees with its antecedent in gender and number ; but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands (p.
Page 26 - If a word ending in a vowel is followed by a word beginning with a vowel, the occurrence of the sequence serves as a boundary marker, since only the first syllable of a word may begin with a vowel.
Page 251 - The Greek is descended from a language which had eight cases, — an ablative, a locative, and an instrumental, besides the five found in Greek.
Page 37 - Five CASES : nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, and vocative. In the singular, the vocative is often like the nominative ; in the plural, it is always so. In neuter words, the nominative and vocative are always like the accusative, and in the plural always end in -a. The dual has but two forms, one for the nominative, accusative, and vocative, the other for the genitive and dative.