[B-Greek] nouns ending in MA

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at prodigy.net
Wed Jun 28 10:06:55 EDT 2006


In Greek, the -ma suffix usually has the meaning of
"result of, the act of"


--- paul mangion <mangpp_bllist at yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> greetings,
>      i was wondering if there were any rules /
> guidelines regarding how nouns are formed by adding
> suffixes (suffices?) in koine.  i'm particularly
> interested in the link between CARIS and CARISMA. 
> having said that, "rules of thumb" are my  concern.
> paul
> couridjah, australia
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