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Postby Bert » Tue Sep 14, 2004 2:13 am

Not all verbs have all the principal parts listed.
Why are some missing principal parts indicated with a dash while others are just skipped over. See page 99 and compare [face=SPIonic]e)pisseu/w[/face] and [face=SPIonic]kote/w[/face].
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Re: vocabulary listings

Postby annis » Tue Sep 14, 2004 8:53 pm

Bert wrote:Why are some missing principal parts indicated with a dash while others are just skipped over. See page 99 and compare [face=SPIonic]e)pisseu/w[/face] and [face=SPIonic]kote/w[/face].


The dash means no such form is attested.

If only a few forms are given, it usually means the remaining forms are completely regular (usually the case for contract verbs). However, I'd probably not use Pharr as the judge of that. I always check Cunliffe or L&S when I feel I absolutely have to know for sure.
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