A School Grammar of Attic Greek

Thomas Dwight Goodell

WORD-FORMATION/ Composition: Compound Nouns and Adjectives

439. The first member of a noun or adjective may be a preposition or adverb (440, 441), a verb-stem (442), or the stem of a noun or adjective (443). The second member is the stem of a noun, adjective, or verb, with the changes or additions that were felt to be natural for declension.

a. The accent is generally recessive, but there are many exceptions; the most easily classified will be mentioned.

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