Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
Previous Sub2Sect

Next Sub2Sect

97 CONSONANTS BEFORE Σ

With ς a labial stop forms ψ, a palatal stop forms ξ.

λείψω shall leave for λειπ-σωκῆρυξ herald for κηρυκ-ς
τρί_ψω shall rubτρι_β-σωἄξω shall leadἀγ-σω
γράψω shall writeγραφ-σωβήξ coughβηχ-ς

-- 28 --

a. The only stop that can stand before ς is π or κ, hence β, φ become π, and γ, χ become κ. Thus, γραφ-σω, ἀγ-σω become γραπ-σω, ἀκ-σω.

Previous Sub2Sect

Next Sub2Sect


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