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Greek fonts coming and going

For some reason, some of the Greek fonts don't display. I only get the greek codes people write here. The funny thing is that the resizing code works. So what I'm seeing is bigger and bold latin text.

Here is a sample posting:
http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-foru ... .php?t=164

The first post shows greek. The second by Koala doesn't show. The third by annis doesn't show this word in greek po/lemoj.

Is ...
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Unicode greek input tool

Hoping somebody post a better tool for writing greek in unicode, ...

http://users.ox.ac.uk/~tayl0010/letters ... etpos2.htm

The input method here is similar to betacode. So I thought it would be easy for textkit members. I was looking for unicode tools to use truetype unicode fonts. :

Input unicode greek text in the tool
--> Copy & paste into an editor that supports unicode
--> change to a truetype unicode font ...
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Chase & Phillips ch39 Exc.I-1

tre/xontej e)fai/nonto oi( pai=dej kai\ e)/bhsan ei)j to\ i(ero\n pri\n to\n a)/rxonta gnw=nai au)tou/j.

It's been a hard chestnut for a long time. And now I challenge this sentence:

The boys were shown running and they went in the sanctuary(or just temple) before the commander who knows them(lit., knowing them).
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from the new, greek composition board...

about this thread:
http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-foru ... php?t=1077

I'll have to skip the replies(especially of those advanced members like chad) at first and try my own. :? :(

Correct or almost correct answers come too early. :(
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Native languages?

I must first apologize for one of the previous topics; I kind of destroyed the harmony of Textkit. I’m still new to this whole forum thing; this is the first I have joined after all. So once again, I’m sorry. Well, that said, let’s continue.

We seem to have many people from all around so I have some simple questions: what is your native language? How many languages do you know? What does English sound ...
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Top 10 Posters

There used to be an easier function for this, but for those who are curious, the top 10 posters as of now are:

1 mariek 972
2 Episcopus 960
3 benissimus 887
4 Keesa 844
5 Emma_85 519
6 klewlis 461
7 annis 422
8 bingley 387
9 jeff 354
10 Milito 347

Mods post a lot, eh?
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#2 Article with Participles

2.1 He who ransomed.
2.2 Those things which are going on.
2.3 The things which have happened.
2.4 The thing asked for.
2.5 The cause of what occurred.
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#1 Answers

Here’s a bit of discussion taken from various composition books:

The article gives a good deal of trouble to the learner before its use is fully mastered, and it is best therefore to explain the main points about it at the very first. There is no word in Greek for a, an: it is simply omitted: or the Indefinite Pronoun tij “a certain one,” is used. The Greek article means the, and it is used ...
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§ 428. Irregular verb fero; Dative with prep+verb compounds.

So these verbs can have two objects: a direct and indirect? Interesting.

I. 4. Cum navigia insulae adpropinquarent barbari terrore commoti pedem referre conati sunt.
-When the boats were approaching the island the barbarians, moved by terror, tried to retreat.

5. Galli moleste ferebant Romanos agros vastare.
-The Gauls were very annoyed that the Romans were destroying (their) fields. (Is that right?)

6. Caesar sociís imperavit ne finitimis suis bellum inferrent.
-Caesar ordered the allies ...


Origin of Textkit?

So... whence did this name come about?
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