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Postby Socrates the Cyborg » Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:11 pm

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Postby modus.irrealis » Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:45 pm

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Postby Socrates the Cyborg » Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:50 pm

Thanks. Looks like I will have to take some time and review the basics of accenting again.
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Postby Bert » Sun Sep 21, 2008 8:38 pm

modus.irrealis wrote:Two things to remember:

First there's the general accent rule that when the final syllable contains a long vowel or diphthong, you can't have a circumflex accent on the second-to-last syllable --

Does the circumflex always move to the last syllable in those cases or can it change to an acute and stay on the second last?
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Postby modus.irrealis » Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:06 pm

Bert wrote:Does the circumflex always move to the last syllable in those cases or can it change to an acute and stay on the second last?

The way I think of it is that the general accent rule says it changes to an acute and anything else would be the result of some other more specific rule (because the noun belongs to a certain declension for example -- like here with the genitive plural).
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Postby GreekGeek2 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:43 am

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Postby GreekGeek2 » Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:55 am

Okay, what was the use of that quote?
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Postby Swth\r » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:23 pm

GreekGeek2 wrote:Okay, what was the use of that quote?


Sorry, I quoted myself by mistake... :oops: :oops:
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Postby GreekGeek2 » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:29 pm

Ooh okay, I thought maybe you would like to agree with yourself or something :P
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