Masculine Stems in -ντ

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Goodell:Masculine Stem Nouns in -ντ Chart

122. a. For γίγᾱς (from γιγγαντ-ς) and ὀδούς (from ὀδοντ-ς) see 53 and 28.b; so in the dative plural.

b. But many stems in -οντ form the nominative singular as in λέων, omitting , dropping -τ-, and lengthening -ο- to -ω-.

123. All noun stems in -ντ are masculine.

Suggested Citation

Meagan Ayer, ed. Goodell’s School Grammar of Attic Greek. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-947822-10-8.