Greek for Beginners

Greek for Beginners

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ... (vcrrepos) afterwards. X#6?, yester-d&y (L. hesternus). (-pi9, apart, separately. Cf. xtPa-toSe, (S8e) thus. m, (o?) as, that; used pleonastically with other adverbs, u? dn6ai, truly. wenrep, just as.-tuerauTfS?, in the same way (avrcx;). The words which are marked with an asterisk in the above list cannot stand first in a sentence. Some of the adverbs given above, such as ye, firiv, S?;, rot, do not correspond exactly to any one English word. The translation given in the list may serve to show their general force, but their precise shades of meaning can only be learnt by attentive reading. 97. Remarks on the Syntax of the Adverbs. The adverb often stands for an attributive adjective between the article and substantive, as 6 del xpovot;, eternity, lit. the always time; 6 vw T/joTTo?, the modern fashion; compare the phrase, the then parliament. The substantive may be omitted if it is one which readily suggests itself to the mind, as oi Tots, the (men) of that time; oi vvv, the (men) of the present day1. In the same manner the substantive may be omitted after an attributive genitive, as 6 Kvpov the (son) of Cyrus; rd, Ts 7r6ea? the (affairs) of, i. e. all 1 Strictly speaking, these are examples of the old demonstrative use of the Article, 'they then, ' 'they now.' you are yourself, and whence you are come hither. And now this toil again is in vain for us, for the boys are already out-of-doors; truly the husbandmen leave their home (oikoi) very early. The (men) of old used to go on an expedition 'en masse, ' whenever there was occasion (/eatpo?), but we (do so) only with a small, and not altogether the best, part of the citizens. Almost all were fleeing, the heavy-armed with difficulty, and the Thracians more quickly, but the...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236502795
  • 9781236502797