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Alexandros to hellenikon paidion

In the ALEXANDROS TO HELLENIKON PAIDION book, at p.189, it is written :

Ἡ σύναρθρος ἀντωνυμία· τῇ συνάρθῳ ἀντωνυμίᾳ χρῶνται καὶ τὰς τῆς ἀντωνυμίας γενικὰς καὶ τάσδε· ἐμός, σός, ἡμέτερος, ὑμέτερος·

The pronoun accompanied by the article: with the pronoun accompanied by the article they treat both the genitives of the pronoun and these: my, thy, our, your.

I think I must be missing something. Thanks!
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Conracted genitive of -εᾱς nouns

Smyth says -οῦ, but LSJ says -ᾶ except in the case of κατωφαγᾶς where it lists -οῦ alongside -ᾶ. A Perseus collections search yields neither Βορρᾶ nor Βορροῦ. Does the genitive in -οῦ then occur in any other words?
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Smyth does not show the future perfect infinitive and δείκνυμι. What does that mean? Simply that the form does not occur in what we have of classical Greek? Or is there any other reason to think it would not have been heard as good Greek?
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infinitive, Sophocles Ajax 1264

εἴθ᾽ ὑμὶν ἀμφοῖν νοῦς γένοιτο σωφρονεῖν:
Why the infinitive?

Richard Ross
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Λυδοὶ δὲ νόμοισι μὲν παραπλησίοισι χρέωνται καὶ Ἕλληνές (a), χωρὶς ἢ ὅτι τὰ θήλεα τέκνα καταπορνεύουσι, πρῶτοι δὲ ἀνθρώπων τῶν ἡμεῖς ἴδμεν νόμισμα χρυσοῦ καὶ ἀργύρου κοψάμενοι ἐχρήσαντο, πρῶτοι δὲ καὶ κάπηλοι ἐγένοντο. φασὶ δὲ αὐτοὶ Λυδοὶ καὶ τὰς παιγνίας τὰς νῦν σφίσι τε καὶ Ἕλλησι κατεστεώσας ἑωυτῶν ἐξεύρημα γενέσθαι: ἅμα δὲ ταύτας τε ἐξευρεθῆναι παρὰ σφίσι λέγουσι καὶ Τυρσηνίην ἀποικίσαι, ὧδε περὶ αὐτῶν λέγοντες. ἐπὶ Ἄτυος τοῦ Μάνεω βασιλέος σιτοδείην ἰσχυρὴν ἀνὰ ...
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Hello everybody,

I've been reading the histories of Herodotus lately, trying to achieve some fluency reading prose, and I have many questions for you! I will start by this last one that has puzzled me:

Book 1, chapter 86
ὁ δὲ συννήσας πυρὴν μεγάλην ἀνεβίβασε ἐπ᾽ αὐτὴν τὸν Κροῖσόν τε ἐν πέδῃσι δεδεμένον καὶ δὶς ἑπτὰ Λυδῶν παρ᾽ αὐτὸν παῖδας, ἐν νόῳ ἔχων εἴτε δὴ ἀκροθίνια ταῦτα καταγιεῖν θεῶν ὅτεῳ δή, εἴτε καὶ εὐχὴν ...
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NT greek reading groups?

I've been looking around a bit for an NT greek reading group, they are all for the most part quite inconvenient. (Im keen, but not 3:30am-4:30am keen).

Is there a group of Australians that might be interested in starting a Google Hangout, it would probably work for anyone closer to the +1100 timezone (Australia, China, New Zealand, PNG, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Russia, etc...)?
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Dative plural of adjecives in -ϝεντ-

-εσι(ν) or -εισι(ν)? Smyth says -εσι(ν), but I'd expect -εντσι(ν) > -εισι(ν), and I can't find either form with a Perseus collections search of χαρίεις.
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Suggestions for Translations Please

Hello again friends,

I have a few phrases, and once again would really appreciate any input or suggestions

Work and Silence.

Lonely Peace.

Will and Silence. I am not to sure on this one will is in the sense of 'it is my will to ascend the mountain'

The Lamp That Shines in the Dark.

Night of Peace.

Of these the ones I am particularly interested in is Will and Silence.

Once again, many thanx, ...
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Strange accentuation

I found this accentuation in Aristotle, Metaphysics Θ.8 1049 b 28:

… ἔκ τινος τι καὶ …

which seems to contradict Smyth 184 sq.

There is also 1033 b 11:

… ἔκ τινος τὶ ἔσται.

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