Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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76 APHAERESIS (INVERSE ELISION)

Aphaeresis (ἀφᾳίρεσις taking away) is the elision of ε at the beginning of a word after a word ending in a long vowel or diphthong. This occurs only in poetry, and chiefly after μή not, or. Thus, μὴ νταῦθα, ἢ μέ, παρέξω μαυτόν, αὐτὴ ξῆλθεν. In some texts editors prefer to adopt crasis ( cross62) or synizesis ( cross60). α is rarely elided thus.

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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