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Verb morphology

Postby Lavrentivs » Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:42 pm

I feel it's about time to learn all the verb forms, and I assume that the best way to do that is to understand the phonetic changes that make them so irregular. Can anyone recommend a good nay the best explanation of those?
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Re: Verb morphology

Postby cb » Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:24 pm

hi, i recommend the tiarks document that i linked to in this earlier post: viewtopic.php?t=11778

then you can check veitch for particular verbs: http://www.archive.org/stream/greekverb ... 6/mode/2up

the best book on verbs by far in my opinion is duhoux's le verbe grec ancien, but it's pretty long - better to read all of a short document than part of a long one.

cheers, chad :)
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Re: Verb morphology

Postby Markos » Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:43 pm

περὶ μὲν οὖν τῶν μορφολογικῶν, τὸ Smyth, Greek Grammar πεφίληκα σφόδρα.

{ For morphology, a good, nay the best, is Smyth, Greek Grammar. }

...better to read all of a short document than part of a long one.


hi, Chad. Χαῖρε Χαδ. Smyth is relatively short. μικρὸν τὸ Smyth. cheers. ἴθι πολλὰ χαίρων.
I am writing in Ancient Greek not because I know Greek well, but because I hope that it will improve my fluency in reading. I got the idea for this from Adrianus over on the Latin forum here at Textkit.
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