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οὐ ῥᾴδιόν ἐστιν -- stressed twice when reading aloud?

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οὐ ῥᾴδιόν ἐστιν -- stressed twice when reading aloud?

Postby SarahSusannah » Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:28 am

I am currently reading 'The Chimaera', a story from Morice's Stories in Attic Greek, and I came across the following sentence talking about the beast:

ἡ Χίμαιρα θηρίον τι ἦν τερατῶδες, τὸ δὲ τοῦ σώματος εἶδος εἶχε τοιοῦτον, ὥστε οὐ ῥᾴδιόν ἐστιν αὐτὸ διηγεῖσθαι.

Now I was wondering whether, when you're reading this aloud, you would actually stress the word ῥᾴδιόν twice in practice? When I try it it sounds very odd! I have tried just stressing the first accent (but not sure if it's correct or not).

Thanks for any ideas :D
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