Maurice A. O'Sullivan maurice at utvinternet.ie
Fri Oct 19 07:00:32 EDT 2001

At 01:37 19/10/01, Mark Wilson wrote:

>Can someone tell me how hEPTAKIS is derived. Assuming
>the hEPTA part is "seven," where does KIS come from?

If you go to the Perseus site and open Smyth at s.347, you will see a table 
of numerals, under the headings " cardinal", "ordinal", and "adverb" -- 
this third one will show you the use of -KIS.
Now go back to s.341 on the formation of adverbs.


Maurice A. O'Sullivan
[ Bray, Ireland ]

"To drink wine with reason is better than to drink water with pride." 
---  Palladius

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