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Postby GreekGeek2 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:40 pm

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Postby jk0592 » Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:13 am

Look up the Greek Grammar by Smyth, pp 23-24, paragraphs 70-75 where there is a lot of discussion. To quote Smyth,
"Elision is the expulsion of a short vowel at the end of a word beginning with a vowel. An apostrophe marks the place where the vowel is elided."

I think you must be careful when using elision in the systematic and inexorable way you describe.
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Postby GreekGeek2 » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:27 am

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