[B-Greek] Grammatical question: double dots over a vowel

babc2 at comcast.net babc2 at comcast.net
Tue Jun 27 14:19:39 EDT 2006

On 27 Jun 2006 at 16:54, frjsilver at optonline.net wrote:

> The diairesis is merely a conventional way of indicating that the
> vowel so marked is to be pronounced as a separate syllable, and not as
> part of a dipththong.  It's done this way even in Modern Greek.
> Father James
And used to be quite often in English.  I don't know just when they 
stopped using the dieresis over the second 'o' is cooperate.

Barbara D. Colt, babc2 at comcast.net
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