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The Greek Relative Pronoun

This post describes the Greek relative pronoun (“who, to whom, for whom, whose…”). Masculine Feminine Neuter Singular Plural Singular Plural Singular Plural Nominative (nom.) ὅς οἵ ἥ αἵ ὅ ἅ Genitive (gen.) οὗ ὧν ἧς ὧν οὗ ὧν Dative (dat.) … Continue reading

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Rough and Smooth Breathing

Continuing with the sound system of classical Greek, we find an aspirated sound, read “h-“, made by an extra puff of air. Rather than indicating with another character, Greek employs a breathing mark (ʽ), called a rough breathing. It is … Continue reading

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