Adjectives: great, much and mild

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174. Two common adjectives, μέγας and πολύς, have a shorter stem and irregular form in the nominative and accusative singular masculine and neuter only, but are otherwise regular in the vowel declension.

175. μέγας and πολύς

Goodell: Adjectives with Variant Stems, μέγας

Goodell: Adjectives with Variant Stems, πολύς

176. πρᾷος, πρᾱεῖα, πρᾷον (mild) follows the ο-declension in masculine and neuter, but makes the entire feminine, and sometimes other forms, from a stem in -υ, like ταχύς (§ 158).

Suggested Citation

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