Dental Stems in -τ, -δ, -θ

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Goodell: Greek Dental Stem Nouns in -τ, -δ, -θ paradigm

115. Stems in , , after unaccented -ῐ̄- or -υ- lose the mute and take in the accusative singular, as if they were stems in or (§​​ 130).

ἡ κόρυς, κόρυθ-ος, acc. κόρυν (helmet)

116. The vocative of παῖς, παιδ-ός (child) is παῖ. The stem was originally παϊδ-; hence the irregular accent (§​​§​​ 101 and 101.a).

παῖς, παίδων, παίδοιν

117. The nominative singular is irregular in ὁ πούς, ποδ-ός (foot).

Suggested Citation

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