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my first rgnt

hey people, i just got my copy of "the ubs greek new testament. a readersedition" today. i'm so happy now. now i can start reading the greek from an actual nt, not an interlinear. i would greatly appreciate any advice on how to proced from here. i'm currently trying to work through 1 john, and proceed to the next two letters. thank you everyone for your advice.
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Can we use the greek alphabet to write others languages?

My brother knows Sanskrit, an old language from India, and this language is written in an alphabet called Dêvánágari.

As dêvánágari is composed by sounds like ram, lam, pam, om, with the modificators, something like mácrons and bráquias, is quite easy to use dêvánágari to write sentences in Portuguese, English or any other modern language, even in Hindi, the actual language of India.

Is it possible to do the same with the greek alphabet?

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Sidgwick's Greek Prose Comp

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οιδα + infinitive

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Il. 2.711-712 and 2.804

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Linguistic terminology

I have been learning Greek from an old Teach Yourself (F Kinchin Smith) and while I find the vocabulary and grammar fine to pick up when well explained, the sections where masses of terms are used to describe words are difficult to follow. I assume this is because I have never formally followed any language to a very high level at which these terms would be used, so I end up having to refer to ...
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Hansen and Quinn Unit 8 Drills

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Il. 2.334

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psephos is cognate with pebble

The Old English word for pebble is papol- from papolstan. In Doric, psephos is psaphos. Ok, they are probably not cognate, but I haven't found anything to say otherwise... I can understand that Latin 'habere' is not cognate with the English 'have' because it's well documented, but this is frustrating because of the scant information...
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Iliad 2.212

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