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" A Greek word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels or diphthongs. The syllable next to the last is called, the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. "
A School Greek Grammar - Page 11
by William Watson Goodwin - 1894
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An Elementary Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1873 - 276 pages
...that tense (§ 110, 3); as (for SYLLABLES. § 18. 1. A Greek word lias as many syllables as it Las separate vowels or diphthongs. The syllable next to...the last is called the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 2. A pure syllable is one whose vowel or...
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An Elementary Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1875 - 278 pages
...64-, the regular characteristic of that tense (§ 110, 3); as \¿(h)n (for Xuoij &). SYLLABLES. § 18. 1. A Greek word has as many syllables as it has...the last is called the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 2. A pure syllable is one whose vowel or...
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A School Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1882 - 378 pages
...X-vdrj-Oi), фаувг^п (for фаз/вц-вС) ; but <¿>áj/77-0i. (See § 116, 3.) SYLLABLES. § 18. 1. A Greek word has as many syllables as it has...the last is called, the penult (pen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 2. A pure syllable is one whose vowel or...
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A Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1883 - 440 pages
...Greek word has as many syllables as it lias separate vowels or diphthongs. The syllable next to tlio last is called the penult (pen-ultima, almost lasf)...another vowel or diphthong ; as the last syllable of <f>i\éa>, alíela, NOTE. In most editions of the Greek authors, the following rules are observed in...
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A Grammar of the Latin Language for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Ethan Allen Andrews, Solomon Stoddard - Latin language - 1888 - 486 pages
...magna'st), hoc helium gerendum est (pronounced gerendum'st).* SYLLABLES (Syllabae). 19. Every Latin word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels (or diphthongs). Every syllable ends with a vowel, so far as is allowed by the following rules : — 20. A single consonant...
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A Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1892 - 504 pages
...врсф-в^уш, Tí-враф-вш, Tí-ваф-вш, ¿-вруф-вуу. (See 709.) SYLLABLES. 96. A Greek word has as many syllables as it has separate...The syllable next to the last is called the penult (paen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 97. The following...
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Greek Grammar

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1892 - 500 pages
...вр1ф-вг]У(и., Tí-враф-вш, Tt-ваф-вш, е-вр\!ф-вг]У. (See 709.) SYLLABLES. 96. A Greek word has as many syllables as it has separate...The syllable next to the last is called the penult (paen-ultima, almost last) ; the one before the penult is called the antepenult. 97. The following...
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Latin Lessons: Designed to Prepare for the Intelligent Reading of Classical ...

Henry Preble, Lawrence Cameron Hull - Latin language - 1893 - 458 pages
...aula quoque istic eadem humiles aesrer donee fuerant LESSON II. SYLLABLES AND ACCENTS. 9. Every Latin word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels or diphthongs. One syllable in each word is pronounced with somewhat more force (Accent) than the others, as in English....
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The First Greek Book

Clarence Willard Gleason, Caroline Stone Atherton - Greek language - 1895 - 318 pages
...ijotiv or "HiSeiv. 12. At the beginning of a word p and « are aspirated; , v6<op. 13. SYLLABLES. — A Greek word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels or diphthongs. The last syllable is called the ultima, the one before the last the penult, and the one before the penult...
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A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges

George Martin Lane - Latin language - 1898 - 652 pages
...by a vowel sound : as, »caeluleus, caeruleus, sky-Hue ; *molalis, molaris, of a SYLLABLES. 155. A word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels or diphthongs. The last syllable but one is called the Penult ; the last syllable but two is called the Antepenult. LENGTH...
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