Romaic Or Modern Greek Grammar

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Trübner, 1858 - 196 pages
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Page 179 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldst set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee : If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly.
Page 149 - Verbs of asking, and teaching, govern two accusatives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Posclmus te pacem, We beg peace of thee.
Page xvii - III. All new words are to be formed by derivation and composition after the analogy of the ancient language.
Page 42 - S in the genitive singular, and in all the cases of the plural...
Page xxiii - Grcecus, and some of its derivatives, in the sense of pagan, gentile, idolater, apparently because the Greeks were the most prominent Gentile people with which they were acquainted, This signification passed into the works of Christian authors, the Greeks, properly so-called) being designated by the term "EXXaS1xo1 or rpa1Koi.
Page 137 - REFLEXIVE PRONOUN. The reflexive pronoun refers to the subject of the sentence in which it stands.
Page iv - But important as are these deviations from the classical standard, the modern dialect is so intimately connected with the ancient, that a critical knowledge of the former without a corresponding knowledge of the latter is wholly out of the question. In fact, a Greek's mastery of his mother tongue is just in proportion to his acquaintance with Ancient Greek.
Page 71 - ¿\\ri\ov4, a\\i)\a, а\\ч\ач, one another. means of ó ivas or ó els, the one, and the oblique cases of ó a\\os, the other.

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