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Postby Bert » Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:13 pm

In the vocabulary section of Pharr it says that [face=SPIonic]e)ge/nonto[/face] is 2ndaorist of [face=SPIonic]gi/gnomai[/face].<br />With [face=SPIonic]e)geno/mhn[/face] listed as the 3rd principal part I would have expected [face=SPIonic]e)ge/neto[/face].<br />Is the one a regular form and the other a variant?<br />Thank you.<br />Bert.
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Re:eyenonto

Postby annis » Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:24 pm

[quote author=Bert de Haan link=board=2;threadid=673;start=0#6350 date=1064085216]<br />In the vocabulary section of Pharr it says that [face=SPIonic]e)ge/nonto[/face] is 2ndaorist of [face=SPIonic]gi/gnomai[/face].<br />With [face=SPIonic]e)geno/mhn[/face] listed as the 3rd principal part I would have expected [face=SPIonic]e)ge/neto[/face].<br />Is the one a regular form and the other a variant?<br />[/quote]<br /><br />[face=SPIonic]e)ge/neto[/face] is 3rd person singular, [face=SPIonic]e)ge/nonto[/face] is 3rd person plural.
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Re:eyenonto

Postby Bert » Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:43 pm

d'uh. Of course. I compared one grammar with another, flipping pages, but it never occurred to me that it is plural.<br />Particularly dumb considering that singular does not agree with the noun. Thanks for not laughing out loud (or maybe you did.)
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Postby annis » Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:49 pm

[quote author=Bert de Haan link=board=2;threadid=673;start=0#6355 date=1064087006]<br />Particularly dumb considering that singular does not agree with the noun. Thanks for not laughing out loud (or maybe you did.)<br />[/quote]<br /><br />Certainly not. Errors of number are still my own most common mistakes when I'm not paying attention. :) <br /><br />Also, considering lines 1-58 are the very first - and only - real Greek you've read so far, I think you're doing quite well. The occasional grammar error is to be expected until you've seen a lot more Greek in the wild.<br /><br />
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