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132/9: Who hit whom?

I'm having trouble with exercise 132, sentence 9, specifically:

οὐκ ἄξιον ἦν τῷ ὁπλίτῃ παίειν τὸν Περσικὸν τοξότην.

White's book was not the first Greek textbook I began studying, so admittedly my thinking may be influenced by outside sources here, but I am unsure of who hit whom. In infinitive construction, when the subject of the main clause is not the same as the subject of the subordinate clause, then the latter is placed into ...
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Exercise 118

1. ἐσχήκαμεν

2. ἐκεκελεύκη

3. ἐδεδιώχεσαν

4. πέπομφας

5. ἐπιβεβούλευκε
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Excercise 294

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Exercise 248

Hi,

I have just worked through exercise 248, and I understand all of it apart from one word on line 7 - einai (with a circumflex on the first iota; please forgive the lack of greek alphabet...I don't have an appropriate font installed).
Having looked at previous posts on this forum, I've established that it means 'was also', but I don't quite follow how. Is '-ai' a suffix that can be attached to any verb ...
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Excercise 284.

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JWW Excercise 277.

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JWW excercise 266.

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JWW excercise 257.

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JWW excercises 237 and 247

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