gfross wrote:ποῖοί εἰτὶ εἰσι οἱ κάλαμοι; στρογγύλοι εἰσὶ καὶ μικροί.
pster wrote:I believe it is a deictic iota added for emphasis. So the word is just εἶτα.
http://condor.wesleyan.edu/courses/2006 ... iciota.htm
And I believe that the accent movement is overdetermined: 1) Deictic iota always takes the accent and 2) εἰσι is enclitic. And I guess it always is a grave which makes for a rare situation accent wise.
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