Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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343

Manner.—Adverbs of manner ending in -ως have the accent and form of the genitive plural masculine with in place of .

δίκαιοςjustgenitivepluralδικαίωνδικαίωςjustly
κακόςbadκακῶνκακῶςill
ἁπλοῦςsimpleἁπλῶνἁπλῶςsimply
σαφήςplainσαφῶνσαφῶςplainly
ἡδύςpleasantἡδέωνἡδέωςpleasantly
σώφρωνprudentσωφρόνωνσωφρόνωςprudently
ἄλλοςotherἄλλωνἄλλωςotherwise
πᾶςallπάντωνπάντωςin every way
ὤνbeingὄντωνὄντωςreally

a. Adverbs in -ως are not formed from the genitive plural, but are originally old ablatives from ο stems ( cross341), and thence transferred to other stems. The analogy of the genitive plural assisted the transference.

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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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