But I want to change anyway.
Gregorius wrote:Honestly, I have trouble distinguishing η and ει/ηι even in classical Attic Greek. My book says η sounds like the 'ai' in "fairy" and ει/ηι sound like the 'ei' in "rein."
calvinist wrote:If you are familiar with Spanish...
Gregorius wrote:Still, that clears up η vs. ει, but not necessarily ει vs. ηι.
calvinist wrote:Gregorius wrote:Still, that clears up η vs. ει, but not necessarily ει vs. ηι.
I'm just as stuck as you are with that one. ηι is very rare as far as I know, and I'm assuming the difference would be vowel length, not quality... as you pointed out. Maybe someone else that's more of a Greek expert than I can chime in. Markos? Jason?
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