Stems in -υ, -ῡ

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Goodell: Noun Stems in -υ, -ῡ Chart

133. a. Accented at the end of the stem is made long in the nominative, accusative, and vocative singular, which in monosyllables are circumflexed.

b. In the accusative plural -ῦς probably results from dropping -ν- of the old ending -νς (cp. 62.a and 51.b).

Suggested Citation

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