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a)/nqrwpoj o(, h( qeo/j o(, h(

Postby Bert » Thu Aug 26, 2004 1:08 am

In Rouse's "A First Greek Course"
[face=SPIonic]a)/nqrwpoj [/face]is listed as[face=SPIonic] a)/nqrwpoj o(, h( [/face] and [face=SPIonic]qeo/j[/face] as [face=SPIonic]qeo/j o(, h([/face]
Have any of you seen these two words used in the feminine gender?
[face=SPIonic]h( qeo/j[/face] in particular would surprise me considering that there is a feminine counterpart [face=SPIonic]qea/[/face]
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Re: a)/nqrwpoj o(, h( qeo/j o(, h(

Postby Titus Marius Crispus » Thu Aug 26, 2004 1:16 am

My H&Q uses [face=SPIonic]h( qeo/j[/face] every once in a while. I've never seen the feminine of anthropos, though. It's listed in my H&Q as strictly masculine.
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Re: a)/nqrwpoj o(, h( qeo/j o(, h(

Postby annis » Thu Aug 26, 2004 1:32 am

Bert wrote:[face=SPIonic]h( qeo/j[/face] in particular would surprise me considering that there is a feminine counterpart [face=SPIonic]qea/[/face]


[face=SPIonic]qea/[/face] is used only in poetry.
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Re: a)/nqrwpoj o(, h( qeo/j o(, h(

Postby Bert » Thu Aug 26, 2004 3:14 am

Titus Marius Crispus wrote:My H&Q uses [face=SPIonic]h( qeo/j[/face] every once in a while. I've never seen the feminine of anthropos, though. It's listed in my H&Q as strictly masculine.

Is that in practice exercises or in actual Greek text.




william Annis wrote:qea/ is used only in poetry.

That is interesting. Any ideas why? Is it used only in Homer's poetry or also in poems by later authors when authors of prose etc. possibly used [face=SPIonic]h( qeo/j[/face]
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Postby Emma_85 » Thu Aug 26, 2004 11:52 am

he anthropos does exist, but it does not really mean woman. I means a woman's room or a whore. You won't normally find the form as 'he anthropos' though, it's usually with Krasis.
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