Daily Archives: 2008-05-06

Matthew 5:38-42

5.38 Ēkousate hoti errethē: ophthalmon anti opthalmou kai odonta anti odantos. 5.39 egō de legō humīn mē antistēnai tōi ponērōi; all’hostis se rhapizei eis tēn dexian siagona [sou], strepson autōi kai tēn allēn; 5.40 kai tōi thelonti soi krithēnai kai … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns – Variant 1

The standard first-declension nouns were described here. The first variant of the first-declension pattern is a short alpha found in the nominative, vocative and the accusative singular. This group of first declension nouns have nominatives that end in -α, whether … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns – Variant 2

Thanks, Mike, for your earlier comments. Feel free to correct my vocabulary, grammar or understanding of the syntax at any time. I welcome the challenge and the instruction. So let’s talk about another variant. The standard first-declension nouns were described … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns

Most first declension Greek nouns end in ᾱ or η. All such nouns are feminine in gender. The long alpha is found only in words whose stems end in ε, ι or ρ. First declension nouns in ᾱ/η are declined … Continue reading

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WOTD, ἀρχή

The word of the day is… ἀρχή, ἀρχῆς, ἡ Classical Greek, archē, archēs, hē, 1. beginning. 2. rule or empire

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