Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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(I) Feminines with α_ or η in all the cases of the singular.

After ε, ι, or ρ, α_ appears in all the cases of the singular, as in γενεά_ race, οἰκία_ house, χώρα_ land. Otherwise, η throughout the singular, as νί_κη victory.

a. After ο, we find both α_ and η, as στοά_ porch, βοή shout, ἀκοή hearing, οή current, ῥόα_ pomegranate. After ρ we have η in κόρη girl, δέρη neck ( cross31).

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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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