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kai usage

Postby psilord » Fri Feb 11, 2005 5:14 am

So, suppose I want to say something like "many dreadful noises" (accusative), would I say it like this:

[face=SPIonic]polla\j deina\j klagga/j[/face]

or like this:

[face=SPIonic]polla\j kai\ deina\j klagga/j[/face]?

I think I'm supposed to do the latter form....

Thanks.
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Postby Eureka » Fri Feb 11, 2005 9:41 am

[face=SPIonic]kai\[/face] or [face=SPIonic]te[/face] would normally be used to link those two adjectives together, but it's apparently sometimes left out in poetry.
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Re: kai usage

Postby Bert » Sat Feb 12, 2005 3:41 am

psilord wrote:So, suppose I want to say something like "many dreadful noises" (accusative), would I say it like this:

[face=SPIonic]polla\j deina\j klagga/j[/face]

or like this:

[face=SPIonic]polla\j kai\ deina\j klagga/j[/face]?

I think I'm supposed to do the latter form....

Thanks.


If I remember right, one of the bigger Greeks on this site told me that a string of adjectives without a word between was not liked by the Greeks .
That would make it [face=SPIonic]polla\j kai\ deina\j klagga/j[/face],
or [face=SPIonic]polla\j klagga\j deina/j[/face].
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