Consonants with Iota

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56. After a consonant ι often causes changes.

a. λι becomes λλ: ἄλλος, Latin alius.

b. After ν or ρ, ι is transposed and contracts with the stem vowel.

c. κι, γι, or χι, sometimes τι, becomes σσ, later ττ.

d. δι, sometimes γι (also γγι), becomes ζ.

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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/consonants-iota