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by opoudjis
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

Note that the pictures of 96 and 97 have been swapped in the original book. 96.8 σελὶς ἐπιγρᾰφ-ῆς, ίδος, ἡ for "frontispiece": The established term in Modern Greek is προμετωπίς, though both it and frontispicium originally had quite different meanings 96.10 ἑβδομ-ᾰδικὴ ἔκ-δοσις, εως, ἡ for "weekly n...
by opoudjis
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

86.2 θῠρὶς δεσμ-ῶν, ίδος, ἡ for "parcel counter": A parcel is δέμα in Modern Greek, but δέμα is a bond in Ancient Greek: δέσμη is the right word to use. Shop counters are θυρίς in Modern Greek, but I hesitate because τᾰχῠ-δρομικὴ θῠρὶς is a post office box. I’d suggest adding τράπεζα δεσμ-ῶν for a p...
by opoudjis
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

78.5 πείρινς, ινθος, ἡ for "coachwork": very much on point, but add Modern ἁμάξωμα 78.6 φωστήρ, ῆρος, ὁ for "headlight": while Modern Greek just uses φῶς, this is much clearer 78.7 πῐνᾰκ-ιον αὐτο-κῑνήτου, τό for "number plate": Modern Greek uses πινακίς, but that is not reason enough to change this....
by opoudjis
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

54.5 μοῦσα, ης, ἡ, βανάνα, ης, ἡ “banana": βανάνα was used in Puristic (Iliou Encyclopaedia); it has been displaced by μπανάνα. μοῦσα is the Linnaean name, and may not have had any real currency. 54.7 Σινικὸν κίτρον, τό, πορτοκάλιον, τό: πορτοκάλι is the Modern name. The Linnaean name in Greek is at...
by opoudjis
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

The Academy of Athens published for the Athens Olympics a volume proposing Hellenic neologisms for terms associated with the Olympics: Titos Giohalas (ed.) 2004. Ελληνική ορολογία Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων. Δελτίο Επιστημονικής Ορολογίας και Νεολογισμών 8. Athens: Ακαδημία Αθηνών, Κέντρο Ερεύνης Επιστημονικ...
by opoudjis
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

24.0 The Modern Greek terms for "track and field" are στίβος “track” (metonymy for ἀγῶνες στίβου), or κλασσικὸς ἀθλητισμός. No reason to change your Classical rendering as κοῦφοι ἀθλητικοὶ ἀγῶνες. 24.4 For "(sports) shorts", surely ἀθλ-ητικαὶ βράκαι, and not just βρᾰχεῖαι βράκαι. 24.5 For sprint, βρ...
by opoudjis
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

23.4 βᾰθύ-χορδον, τό should be removed from "violoncello"; it means "double bass". 23.7 The formal Greek for "tuba" is βαθεία σάλπ-ιγξ, https://www.attiko-odio.gr/el/Classical_Music/Woodwind/Tuba/, and I find no evidence βᾰρῠ-τονος σάλπ-ιγξ has ever been used. 23.8 αὐλός is indeed the ancient word f...
by opoudjis
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

21.5 Minor scale should be rendered as in Modern Greek, as ἐλάσσων κλῖμαξ, not μικροτέρα κλῖμαξ. 21.9 For conductor, formal Modern Greek uses the full διευθῡν-τής ὀρχήστρας (with the modern meaning of "orchestra"); διευθῡν-τής on its own would be too ambiguous. The usual Modern rendering is the Ital...
by opoudjis
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

19.4. ἡλῐ-ωσις is properly exposure to the sun as a bad thing, getting sunstroke, being sunburnt. The Modern Greek for "sunbathing" is ἡλιοθεραπεία "sun-cure", and is tied up with the notion that sunbathing is somehow good for you, and in any case something to be actively pursued. 20.4. The game sho...
by opoudjis
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Doing a search for grammatical forms
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: Doing a search for grammatical forms

Oh, Greg Crane is actively working to undermine that monopoly, and he's probably going to get there. But that's classical texts; the Byzantine and Early Modern texts are not in his scope.
by opoudjis
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Doing a search for grammatical forms
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: Doing a search for grammatical forms

I was going to suggest that you could do this through the TLG's wildcard search, if you were willing to type in the form-endings. Given that all of the words seem to be tagged in TLG (that's not real-time, I expect) there should be a way to search based on grammatical form, but I'm not aware of it ...
by opoudjis
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Doing a search for grammatical forms
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: Doing a search for grammatical forms

The TLG (i.e. me) has implemented grammatical search, and it's not actually that big a deal, once you have lemmatised your corpus. Of course, disambiguation is going to be a big problem, and I was not comfortable with letting computers do massive disambiguation automatically. Can't show you a sample...
by opoudjis
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Ἰωήλ, πῶς νῦν περὶ Rubocop φρονεῖς;
Replies: 1
Views: 810

Ἰωήλ, πῶς νῦν περὶ Rubocop φρονεῖς;

Ὦ τᾶν Ἰωὴλ Εἰδσάθ, ὡς ἐξεπλάγην, σὸν μήνυμα ἰδών περὶ τοῦ Rubocop, ὃ ἔγραψας τῷ 2014 ἔτει· https://github.com/rubocop-hq/rubocop/issues/494 Βάναυσον τὸ τοῦ Μαρτίνου Φαῦλερ δόγμα δοκῶ, ὅτι δεῖ ἁπάσας τὰς μεθόδους ἔως δέκα στίχους ἔχειν· εἰδεχθὲς δὲ παραλήρημα τὸ τῆς Σάνδι Μέζ, ὄτι πέντε γε δεῖ, καὶ τ...
by opoudjis
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

15.3 ἀκρό-ᾱσις for "lecture" is indeed correct in the Ancient texts; add διάλεξις, which is the only word Modern Greek uses. 15.8 μάθ-ημα is just "lesson", it does not fully communicate the notion of "seminar". Though it clashes with διάλεξις, I suggest the neologism διαλεκτικὴ ἀγωγή. After all, wha...
by opoudjis
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

13.6. ἀσθενούχ-ημα was coined in the Akropolis World News for "ambulance", but I don’t get why the -ουχ- is used: "patient vehicle" would be ἀσθεν-όχημα, and the parallel κληρούχημα is from κληρουχέω < κλῆρον ἔχω. I’d drop it 13.11 φαρμᾰκο-πώλιον for "pharmacy" is mentioned in https://archive.org/de...
by opoudjis
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Agamemnon 402 κλοπαῖσι
Replies: 15
Views: 2223

Re: Agamemnon 402 κλοπαῖσι

It's present in Modern Greek as well. In one song by my favourite singer, Stelios Kazantzides, he laments:' "μου πλήγωσες τα στήθια και πονούνε" (you wound in my breast and it hurts), in another "δεν πήξαν τα μυαλά σου." (you (still) haven't got your head together) Yes, I know I'm more interested i...
by opoudjis
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

8.6 λούομαι τῷ καταχύτλῳ for "to shower" is a nice find! https://e-didaskalia.blogspot.com/2015/03/blog-post_548.html suggests καταιονάω; but “foment = bathe with warm lotions” is not quite showering, and Hippocrates uses it to refer to bathing “ailing parts”. I see that Modern Greek has taken up κα...
by opoudjis
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Ἆρα λέγεις Ἀττικιστί;
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Re: Ἆρα λέγεις Ἀττικιστί;

εἰκόσι, ὦ τᾶν. πλείονας ἢ εἴκοσι εἰκόνας περιέχει γάρ. :lol:
by opoudjis
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Ἆρα λέγεις Ἀττικιστί;
Replies: 4
Views: 1557

Re: Ἆρα λέγεις Ἀττικιστί;

I know you can't change the text if it was by Eduard Johnson, but I was surprised to see on p. 68 Βερόλινον and Λόνδινον, as Modern Greek forms (ὀνόματα ἀπὸ τοῦ νῦν ἐκ τῆς νέας ἑλληνικῆς). In accordance with their source accentuation (Latin Berolinum and Londinium ), these are Βερολίνον and Λονδίνον...
by opoudjis
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Two dots over iota in Clarke Plato
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: Two dots over iota in Clarke Plato

I think the two dots may have been used to distinguish iotas from other letters involving vertical strokes, but don't expect consistency. Probably the same reason for the single dot over i in Roman minuscule/lower case. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_minuscule That's right; there were redundan...
by opoudjis
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Septuaginta Reader's Edition
Replies: 18
Views: 4391

Re: Septuaginta Reader's Edition

jeidsath wrote:I see it twice on the second page, and they both look right to me.
Misread. Retracted.
by opoudjis
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Septuaginta Reader's Edition
Replies: 18
Views: 4391

Re: Septuaginta Reader's Edition

jeidsath wrote:Here are the first two pages of Genesis. Let me know if there are others that you'd care to see:

https://i.imgur.com/lhtJKyD.png
ἐξαγαγέτω glossed as an indicative instead of an imperative. Oh dear.
by opoudjis
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: The Oxford Plato Lexicon
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: The Oxford Plato Lexicon

That was... depressing.
by opoudjis
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: What is "Desiderat." an abbreviation for?
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Re: What is "Desiderat." an abbreviation for?

The desiderative was probably not productive even in Homeric Greek. There's only a few instances, famously including Aristophanes' χεσείω. The Indo-European -sy- desiderative suffix is in fact cognate to the future -s- in Greek, just as "I will" is a desiderative in English that became a future mark...
by opoudjis
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aspiration inside a word (i.e. Panhellenic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2225

Re: Aspiration inside a word (i.e. Panhellenic)

They Tsakonian aspirates are all postclassical: they are derived from clusters, with the end result that Tsakonian syllables are CV. So στόμα > τθούμα /tʰuma/, σχάρα > κχάρα /kʰara/, σπείρω > πφείρου /pʰiru/, ρύγχος > σχούκχο /ʃukʰo/. The reflexes of Ancient φ, χ /pʰ, kʰ/ are φ, χ /f, x/. Occasional...
by opoudjis
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

7.1. ὑγιής is clearer for "healthy"; ὑγι-εινός is more "sanitary, hygienic". 7.4. The dictionary differentitates perfrictio "cold" and coryza "sniffles"; four of the six languages in the dictionary (including English) gloss them the same. Add to the latter κατάρρους (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ca...
by opoudjis
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ ἐν εἰκόσιν
Replies: 166
Views: 41860

Re: ΛΕΞΙΚΟΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΝ

6.1. Bedwere had proposed for "button" σφαῖρᾰ, σφαίρ-ωμα, τρόχισκ-ος, corresponding to Latin globulus, buto. While LSJ cites ἐσφαιρωμένα ἀκόντια as spears with “buttons” at the point, this is clearly an archaic use of “button”, unrelated to clothing": the ancients simply didn’t have buttons as we no...
by opoudjis
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aspiration inside a word (i.e. Panhellenic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2225

Re: Aspiration inside a word (i.e. Panhellenic)

ἑκηβόλος wrote:Let me pose the obvious terminus ad quem question:

Are all varieties of Modern Greek psilotic?
Yup. According to Vox Graeca, [h] was likely lost after i AD (it shows up in Coptic and Syriac loans) and before iv AD (it's frequently left out in Gothic loans).
by opoudjis
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος

Feedback from the Perseus confirms that these are indeed "a)/|" in the Beta code, and that there is a problem with is particular ᾄ downstream in the conversion to unicode for CTS and for display on the Perseus 4.0 site if the unicode (precombined) option is chosen. The data in the github repository...
by opoudjis
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος

Were these issues with the alphas in the texts that you adapted from Perseus? The TLG and Perseus data entered their texts independently. The LSJ is the only file the TLG took from Perseus. The TLG texts entered at the very beginning (e.g. their Aeschylus) had typos, because back in the early 1970s...
by opoudjis
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: Alpha issue in Perseus ᾁ for ᾄ - ᾁδω and ᾁσματος

The TLG LSJ is based on the Perseus LSJ, and we spent *years* proofreading it. I just hope the Perseus webmaster is still responsive to feedback.
by opoudjis
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Using any verb as a causative-former
Replies: 12
Views: 2445

Re: Using any verb as a causative-former

Another English example of the "I cut him loose" type is: The plane wreck melted. :: would probably need a foundry. After many years, the plane wreck melted out of the bottom end of the glacier. :: what melted was not the plane wreck but the ice that it was buried in. How is that the same at all? T...
by opoudjis
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Using any verb as a causative-former
Replies: 12
Views: 2445

Re: Using any verb as a causative-former

Shrug. Do constructions syntactically analogous to the English use of small clauses exist in Greek and Latin, which was how I'd read the question? Yes, and beyond bare participles and adjectives, the accusativus cum infinitivo is mentioned in the Wikipedia page about small clauses, as a syntacticall...
by opoudjis
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Latin typography
Replies: 7
Views: 1648

Re: Latin typography

Latin pangrams http://clagnut.com/blog/2380/#Latin http://thecampvs.com/2009/03/16/latin-hexameter-pangrams/ https://latin.stackexchange.com/questions/550/is-there-a-latin-version-of-quick-brown-fox The presence of j,v and of k,y, z are complications in Latin pangrams. Not finding anything old with ...
by opoudjis
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Using any verb as a causative-former
Replies: 12
Views: 2445

Re: Using any verb as a causative-former

I get the feeling you are talking past each other. The English construction is a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_clause, where the adjective is a predicate acting as a clause (typically result clause). Paraphrasing it is not answering the question of whether such reduced result clauses, consisti...
by opoudjis
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: ἀγαπάω and φιλέω again...
Replies: 2
Views: 1649

Re: ἀγαπάω and φιλέω again...

Any argument for a differentiation in meaning between ἀγαπάω and φιλέω would need to rely on sentences where they are clearly being used contrastively. John 21:15–17, you could argue, is such a passage—but you could also argue that it's just changing the verb for stylistic effect; there's not a lot ...
by opoudjis
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Latin in trouble in Greece
Replies: 1
Views: 804

Re: Latin in trouble in Greece

I've gotten in an argument about this when I read about it at the Modern Greek language blog I frequent (https://sarantakos.wordpress.com/2018/09/05/latin), but (not that I am happy to admit it) Latin has so shrunk in the last couple of decades in Greek schooling, that's there not much to defend any...
by opoudjis
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea
Replies: 9
Views: 2429

Re: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea

hurled off I am still in two minds about this. Both "hurled off" and "suspended from" seem plausible. In part it depends which period of the language the authour was utilising, and in part from context. Reading it from Modern Greek, "hurl" seems like the natural choice, but from Classical, "suspend...
by opoudjis
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea
Replies: 9
Views: 2429

Re: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea

The από is with the κιόνι and the εδώ is an adverb of place for the whole phrase, aren't they? Is ἐγκρεμνίσαι (and Modern γκρεμός) derived directly from the corresponding Classical word, or is it a low register adaption from ἐκκρ. with a voicing of the first kappa, while the words beginning in ἐκκρ...
by opoudjis
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea
Replies: 9
Views: 2429

Re: The word ἀπέδω in the Chronicle of Morea

The από is with the κιόνι and the εδώ is an adverb of place for the whole phrase, aren't they? I think not, it seems a rough equivalent to Latin abhinc . That's a good question. In contemporary Greek απ' εδώ "from here, hence" is an adverb. But in the passage, if απέδω is an adverb, then you've got...