Being a neophyte does not refer to someone's expertise in Latin or Ancient Greek but to thevnewness (the # of posts) to this site.bacon wrote:IreneY, you don't seem like a neophyte to me
It is hard to deduce from the nom. sg. of 3rd declension nouns what the stem of the noun is unless the gen. is listed as well.annis wrote:2. Is there any way of finding the declension of a noun using Liddell? Cross checking some nouns with Liddell vs BBG it seems that if Liddell lists the genitive it's third declension and if it doesn't, the noun is first or second. Is that the rule?
bacon wrote:5. Liddell lists Î±Î³Î±Î»Î»Î¹Î±Ï‰(the active form) and then in the meaning section says the verb can also be deponent, Î±Î³Î±Î»Î»Î¹Î±Î¿Î¼Î±Î¹. BBG in sec 18.13, pg. 151, "In a single tense a verb will be either regular or deponent. It cannot be both." What is happening in this instance?
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