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149. Greek Adjectives: Comparatives in -ων

Goodell: Greek Comparative Adjectives Ending in -ων Chart

150. The contracted forms are from a stem in -οσ, the σ disappearing between vowels.

βελτῑ́ο(σ)α, βελτῑ́ω (55.a)

The accusative plural in -ους is borrowed from the nominative. The accent is recessive.

Suggested Citation

Meagan Ayer, ed. Goodell’s School Grammar of Attic Greek. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-947822-10-8. http://dcc.dickinson.edu/grammar/goodell/comparatives-%CF%89%CE%BD