Lavrentivs wrote:I know that, but combined with the enclitic it has the circumflex of the antepænult, which is impossible.
cb wrote:hi jason, i think laurentius was in fact talking about the law of limitation, and asking if e.g. you have χαῖρε but then χαίρετε (and not *χαῖρετε) because of the law of limitation, why doesn't the law of limitation also apply in the same way in the case of enclitics which simply add extra syllables to the previous word - but as i mentioned above enclitics don't simply add extra syllables to the previous word (so that all the accenting rules for words standing alone would also apply to compounds of words with following enclitics), but instead enclitics have their own specific accenting rules. cheers, chad
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