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Accent, φυγόντες

Postby Lavrentivs » Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:13 am

Why φυγόντες and not φύγοντες?
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Re: Accent, φυγόντες

Postby cb » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:08 pm

hi, see chandler s779 on 2nd aorist active ppls:

http://archive.org/stream/accentuationg ... 0/mode/2up

cheers, chad :)
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Re: Accent, φυγόντες

Postby Damoetas » Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:44 am

Or another answer is, "Because that's how Greek children heard their parents pronouncing it, when they were learning how to talk!"

Probably not what you were looking for, but true nonetheless :)
Dic mihi, Damoeta, 'cuium pecus' anne Latinum?
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