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in the title, the article n is used. why? n is fem, sing.
kai n tou filosoufous lithous
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I've looked for such an Attic translation from Rowling's book and I have: Î‘Î¡Î•Î™ÎŸÎ£ Î ÎŸÎ¤Î—Î¡ ÎšÎ‘Î™ Î— Î¤ÎŸÎ¥ Î¦Î™Î›ÎŸÎ£ÎŸÎ¦ÎŸÎ¥ Î›Î™Î˜ÎŸÎ£. So, I think it's correct because Î· Î»á¼°Î¸Î¿Ï‚ is a feminine substantive. Besides, my dictionary gives it with Î¿ and Î· and then I suppose they are changeable. A look-up in Perseus lexicographic tool gives only the masculine article.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/1582348 ... eader-link
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/mor ... s-contents
By the way, might you give us a review of the book?
I hope it helps,
Verus enim amor semper tempore tristi elucescit magis. (Philipp Melanchthon: Decl. de studiis Linguæ Græcæ)
Quin age, si quid habes (P. Vergilii Maronis Ecloga III:52)
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The 1883 Liddell Scott reports that Î»Î¯Î¸Î¿Ï‚ can be masculine or feminine. It also reports that special stones, such as magnets or precious stones are always feminine.
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