Stems in -ι and -υ

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130.

Goodell: Noun Stems in -ι and -υ Chart, pt. 1

131. a. Feminines in are a large class, many of them nouns of action in -σις or -τις (406). The genitive and dative (and the rare dual) have -ε- for -ι-; and the nominative plural, which is used also as the accusative, has -ει-. The ending -ος becomes -ως (28.a); -ως and -ων do not exclude the accent from the antepenult.

b. Stems in unaccented closely resemble ι-stems. The forms in parenthesis in the plural of neuters occur in poetry.

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/stems-%CE%B9-and-%CF%85