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The declension of Love

Postby yadfothgildloc » Sun Oct 31, 2004 1:03 am

Does anyone know the declension of [face=spionic])/Erwj[/face]?

Thanks in advance!
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Postby Yhevhe » Sun Oct 31, 2004 1:33 am

Mmm, is there a diference between [face=SPIonic]/Erwj[/face] and [face=SPIonic]filhw[/face] ?
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Re: The declension of Love

Postby Bert » Sun Oct 31, 2004 2:42 am

yadfothgildloc wrote:Does anyone know the declension of [face=spionic])/Erwj[/face]?

Thanks in advance!

3rd declension masculine.
[face=SPIonic]e)/rwj
e)/rwtoj
e)/rwti
e)/rwta

e)/rwtej
e)rw=twn
e)/rwsi
e)/rwtaj [/face]



Yhevhe wrote:Mmm, is there a diference between /Erwj and filhw ?

[face=SPIonic]e)/rwj [/face]is a noun meaning (erotic)love, desire. Or Eros, the god of love. [face=SPIonic]file/w[/face] is a verb meaning to love (without a sexual conotation.)
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Postby Eureka » Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:35 am

Yhevhe wrote:Mmm, is there a diference between [face=SPIonic]/Erwj[/face] and [face=SPIonic]filhw[/face] ?

Perhaps you should post that question in the academy. :wink:
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Postby Yhevhe » Sun Oct 31, 2004 4:10 pm

Thank you Bert. :P

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Re: The declension of Love

Postby Skylax » Sun Oct 31, 2004 6:41 pm

Bert wrote: [face=SPIonic]file/w[/face] is a verb meaning to love (without a sexual conotation.)


It can also mean "to kiss", e.g. [face=SPIonic]e)fi/lhsa deirh/n[/face] "I kissed (her) neck" (Theognis, I, 265)
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Postby yadfothgildloc » Mon Nov 08, 2004 3:56 pm

Thank you!

(Sorry about the delay, I was otu of town for the weekend.)
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Re: The declension of Love

Postby mingshey » Tue Nov 09, 2004 12:42 am

Bert wrote:3rd declension masculine.
[face=SPIonic]e)/rwj
e)/rwtoj
e)/rwti
e)/rwta

e)/rwtej
e)rw=twn
e)/rwsi
e)/rwtaj [/face]




I see that, as a reminder, the english word 'erotic' suggests the stem is 'erot'.
thus erot+s -> eros, erot+os -> erotos, etc. Plus memorizing the accent and that o is actually [face=SPIonic]w[/face] would do the job.
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