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A little help with stems

Hello people,

A Merry Christmas to you all! I'm doing a College 101 course in Greek and we're using Hillard and Botting and Abbot and Mansfield. At the moment, we're doing comparatives. My problem is with αληθης type adjectives. According to Abbot and Mansfield (p.50), the stem of αληθης is αληθες. Huh? Unless I am very much mistaken αληθης is an adjective of the ευγενης type the genitive of which is ευγενους . Now since ...
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i am curious to hear from people learning biblical how this has impacted their spiritual walk. thank you.
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greek accents>>> please help

now , i have a problem in typing accents
i added greek to the international keyboard , but the problem that i tried all letters i found just the accute accent
i can't find the rest
and when i use a virtual keyboard online ..it appears like squares , so , what can i do ???
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Days of the Week

How did the Ancient Greeks indicate the days of the week? I'm familiar with the Modern Greek custom; in Latin, they are litterally die Solis, "on the day of the Sun," die Lunae, "on the day of the Moon," etc.
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Easy Reading Materials in Greek

I'm looking for easy (and, preferably, entertaining) reading materials in Greek. I'm at the very early stages of learning the language on my own, with the help of some knowledge of Modern Greek and some prior study of related, highly inflected languages. I've read through Strong's <i>Nutshell</i> book, and I'm in about Lesson X-XV of the White, Smith, and Pharr books.

The piece that I feel is missing, though, is the opportunity to practice reading ...
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Preposition definitions - which to memorize?

I've been having trouble making sense of the prepositions; I'm going ahead and memorizing those from chapters 6 and 10 of Mastronarde's "Introduction", and I noticed not only do definitions share prepositions, prepositions share definitions...this is not an issue when it comes to translating from Attic, but in translating *to* Attic, methinks it would be helpful to know which preposition is the most prevalent for a given definition.

Is there a webpage or anything on ...
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Of Neologisms

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Hansen and Quinn answer key

I found a partial answer key to Hansen and Quinn's Greek: An Intensive Course. Very helpful, since I am studying on my own.

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