Homeric Greek by Clyde Pharr - Lesson LXXIV

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Vasile Stancu
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Homeric Greek by Clyde Pharr - Lesson LXXIV

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Vocabulary
καθῆμαι: I suppose the correct accentuation should be κάθημαι.
Could somebody please confirm...

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Re: Homeric Greek by Clyde Pharr - Lesson LXXIV

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Hi Vasile,
I agree it must be a typo. LSJ, Cunliffe, and Authenrieth all have it accented as κάθημαι. Even Pharr has it accented correctly in his Vocabulary section, p. 360. Perhaps he wanted to show that it was a compounded form of ἦμαι, which is only used in the present system. In any event, κάθημαι is a proparoxytone, due to final αι being short in the present.

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Re: Homeric Greek by Clyde Pharr - Lesson LXXIV

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Thank you...

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