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National Greek Exam?


I'm an independent learner. I only heard about this recently, but I think it would be a good idea to do this, if I can, if only to gauge my progress.

I'm also this is would be a good idea to take one of these exams for the sake of getting ahead in college. I am definately going to major in theatre, but I want to take some ...
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Perseus "Greek Words in Context"

Be always careful in using it ! Searching for ei)/wqa, "I am used to...", from an almost unused e)/qw, I was given the form e)/qeto, obviously from ti/qhmi. Formally, e)/qeto could be a passive imperfect from e)/qw, but this form is unused.

So be also careful in using the "Greek Morphological Analysis" tool : it would give all the theoretically possible forms, even if these were never used in real Greek.

Nevertheless xai/rete
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Please help me!

It is difficult to translate. Probably, there is pronunciation in polish. What's that mean : "Endeksa linakorda an expekta platinia " Please help!!
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Iliad A, 48

Hi all

Please consider the following from the Iliad, A, 48:

e(/zet' e)/peit' a)pa/neuqe new=n, meta\ d' i)o\n e(/hken

My question is: what is the aspect of e(/zet'? Aorist or imperfective?

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Easy little texts?

I'm looking for easy (and printable) little texts, not homeric poetry, to begin with.
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Where to start with Koine?


I'm 13 and I want to read biblical Greek. I already know how hard learning another language is because of Japanese. I reached Kanji (AKA hell) and thought about where I was ever going to use Japanese in my life. Soon after, I quit Japanese and thought about Hebrew, Latin, and Greek.

Now because of my religion, I'm going to learn Hebrew and Greek. I heard Greek is much easier to learn so I ...
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How do I pronounce this word...

It's is the Imperfect Indicative Active of plan

I was planning


I think it's something like



It's the euo
part that's causing me problems...
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Greek Word Look Up

Hi All,

I need help with the definiton of a word. It is e0nkatabai/nw and the form is
e0gkate/ba. Hope someone can help.

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Poetic Meter Inquiry

As one who is completely tone deaf, cannot hum even the simplest nursery ryhme in tune, and has absolutely no sense of rythm - I cannot grasp greek poetics meters in the slightest.

Anyway, I memorized the following english poem: Lepanto, by GK Chesterton. The poem is kind of epic like, and definitely seems to have a meter and rythm of some sort. If someone would care to take a peek, is there anything in ...
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if you've worked through a grk tragedy...

this will seem funny, otherwise it will just seem bizarre. i like the (famous) stichomythia interruption bit. i've seen this before but only just found it online now. :)

Housman's 'fragment of Greek tragedy'
http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/gretah ... v/sg11.htm
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