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401. A few verbals, nouns and adjectives, are made from verb stems without a suffix, by simply adding the case-endings of the consonant declension

Noun/ Adjective   Verb
ἡ ὄψ (ὀπ-)
voice
from εἰπεῖν (ἐπ-)
speak
ἡ πτύξ (πτυχ-)
fold
πτύσσω (πτυχ-)
fold
ὁ κλώψ (κλωπ-)
thief
κλέπτω (κλεπ-)
steal
ἡ φλόξ (φλογ-)
flame
φλέγω (φλεγ-)
burn
ἅρπαξ (ἁρπαγ-)
plundering
ἁρπάζω (ἁρπαγ-)
seize
ἡ Στύξ (στυγ-)
Styx
root seen in στυγ-έω
hate
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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/verbals