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Iliad 5.81: ἔξεσε

Does anyone know wich verb ἔξεσε is a form of? I can't find it in Cunliffe's "A lexicon of the Homeric dialect" and Perseus is so painfully slow I don't even consider using it.

From context I can deduct it means cutting off.
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prin... prin. + infinitives

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Iliad 1:85-92 help!!

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XLIV the augment

  1. verbs beggining with p regularly double... those with l m v or c might get the doubvle
  2. verbs with a lost consonant f or c may take the consonantal augment instead of the syllabic
  3. initial c implies contractions (exo => eixov)
  4. initial f contraction may or may not take place

he gives examples for 4 whose origin i was not able to discover. i note that in andanw both things may happen eadon for ...
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XXII and XXIII the mystery of the missing tense

more questions :roll:
  1. he asks us to study the future perfect indicative, but this is nowhere to be found, also, how is it formed? :?
  2. in the formation of the aorist subjunctive, the endings are attached to which stem? the aorist w/o the augment? for instance how would it be in a case like aeidw? which ...
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chs XXXII XXXIII and XX XXI μιow verbs and participles

i leave you with these question:

  1. On the present participle: he presents for them 2 possible charts that differ by the stem. that is, the stem either ends in ovt and nominative wv, ouca and ov; or in ovt avt evt uvt, ending in s in the nominative masc. How the hell can I know to which class the verb belongs? knowing not the stem previously? :roll: ...
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Curiosities about the Pharr text

A couple of things seem a little strange to me about Pharr's text (well, actually, there are a bunch of strange things, like why are there so many chapters where the exercises don't relate to the assigned bits of grammar and vice versa...)

Anyway, what's up with the "Optional:" section in every chapter? He says in a footnote "Sections to be assigned at the discretion of the instructor," but as far as I can tell ...
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