Accent of A-Declension
davidlew at 163.com
Wed Jan 1 13:06:25 EST 2003
Hi, would anyone in the list mind giving me a help on the greek accent?
My grammar says that " In the A-declension the genitive plural will INVARIABLY be accented with a circumflex on the ultima."
According to my understanding, the genitive plural of KARDIA (which is accented on the antipenult) is KARDIWN (accented on the ultima with a circumflex, not on the antipenult with an acute). Is it true? And WHY? Please.
Thanks a lot, and Happy New Year to All my friends in the list.
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