Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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(I) τy, θy after long vowels, diphthongs, and consonants become ς; after short vowels τy, θy become σς (not = ττ cross78), which is simplified to ς.

αἶσα fate from αἰτ-yα, πᾶσα all from παντ-yα, μέσος middle (Hom. μέσσος) from μεθ-yος (cp. Lat. med-ius), τόσος so great (Hom. τόσσος) from τοτ-yος (cp. Lat. toti-dem).

a. In the above cases τy passed into τς. Thus παντ-yα, παντσα, πανσσα, πάνσα (Cretan, Thessalian), πᾶσα ( cross37 D. 3).

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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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