A Grammar of Attic and Ionic Greek

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American Book Company, 1902 - Attic Greek dialect - 448 pages
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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 29 - The last syllable of a word is called the ultima ; the next to the last, the penult; the one before the penult, the antepenult.
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.
Page 37 - Inflection is a change in the form of a word to indicate some change in its meaning or use; as, dog, dogs; he, him.

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