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Answer key: ei-us or e-ius?

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Answer key: ei-us or e-ius?

Postby balindsey » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:33 pm

In the very first exercise, which involves division in to syllables, the answer key shows eius divided as ei-us.

Why not e-ius? Isn't i consonantal here?
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Re: Answer key: ei-us or e-ius?

Postby metrodorus » Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:34 pm

It is actually ej-jus. That macron is very confusing, it signifies a doubled consonantal i. There are a few places macrons do this job: e.g. huj-jus.
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