Beginner's Greek Book

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American Book Company, 1906 - Greek language - 392 pages

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Page 32 - Case, and the Direct Object of a Transitive Verb is in the Accusative Case.
Page 8 - Greek-English and English-Greek exercises for translation. The vocabularies contain only such words as are used by Xenophon, with preference given to the commoner words of the Anabasis. ^[ Only the more significant paradigms and rules of syntax are emphasized. Thus the present, future, and aorist tenses of the verb are introduced early; but the perfect tenses are postponed to later lessons. Infinitives, even in indirect discourse, participles, and compound verbs have an early place.
Page 25 - 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 62 - The Relative Pronoun agrees with its antecedent in Gender and Number, but its case is determined by its construction in the clause in which it stands ; as, — mulier quam videbamus, the woman whom we saw ; bona quibtiB fruimur, the blessings which we enjoy.
Page 225 - ... take two accusatives, one of the person, the other of the thing, provided the latter is the accusative of a neuter pronoun or adjective.
Page 33 - A noun or adjective, used in the predicate after an intransitive or passive verb and referring to the same person or thing as the subject, agrees with the subject in case and is called the Predicate Noun or Predicate Adjective.
Page 19 - The syllable next to the last is called, the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 2. A pure syllable is one whose vowel or diphthong immediately follows another vowel or diphthong ; as the last syllable of </>tAetu, ol/cia, QUANTITY OF SYLLABLES.
Page 123 - If the subject of the infinitive is the same as that of the main verb (a) the subject need not be repeated but is usually in the nominative case if it is expressed.
Page 114 - ... DEPENDENT MOODS. A. Not in Indirect Discourse. § 202. In the subjunctive and imperative, and also in the optative and infinitive when they are not in indirect discourse (§ 203), the tenses chiefly used are the present and aorist. 1. These tenses here differ only in this, that the present denotes a continued or repeated action, while the aorist denotes a simple occurrence of the action, the time of both being precisely the same. Eg...
Page 127 - When a relative would naturally be in the accusative as the object of a verb, it is generally assimilated to the case of its antecedent if this is a genitive or dative.

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