The First Greek Book

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Page 229 - A Relative pronoun agrees with its Antecedent in gender and number, but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands ( 198).
Page 4 - We still, however, see the visible marks on the page, and we know that the acute accent ( ' ) can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word ; the circumflex ( " ) on one of the last two ; the grave (
Page 229 - 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.
Page 4 - A Greek word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels or diphthongs. The syllable next to the last is called, the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult.
Page 37 - When the protasis simply states a present or past particular supposition, implying nothing as to the fulfilment of the condition, it takes a present or past tense of the indicative with el.
Page 6 - Words of more than two syllables are accented on the penult if it is long, otherwise on the antepenult; as dlvT sa, appel' 16, in
Page 229 - An accusative in the Predicate referring to the same person or thing as the Direct Object, but not in apposition with it, is called a Predicate Accusative.
Page 229 - Nominative Case. — 1. The subject of a finite verb is in the nominative case : — John knows his lessons. She looks well. Is he gone? The subject of a verb in the imperative mood (always the pronoun of the second person) is not expressed, except for emphasis or contrast : Hand me the blotter. The subject is sometimes omitted before verbs in other moods. In "Thank you, sir...
Page 4 - Л syllable is long by position, when its vowel is followed by two consonants or a double consonant ; as in op-rvC quail.

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