Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Fractions are expressed in several ways: ἥμισυς 1/2, ὁ ἥμισυς τοῦ ἀριθμοῦ half the number, αἱ ἡμίσειαι τῶν νεῶν half of the ships, τὸ ἥμισυ τοῦ στρατοῦ half the army, ἡμιτάλαντον half a talent; τρία ἡμιτάλαντα 1 1/2 talents, τρίτον ἡμίμναιον 2 1/2 minae; τριτημόριον 1/3, πεμπτημόριον 1/5, ἐπίτριτος 1 1/3, ἐπίπεμπτος 1 1/5, τῶν πέντε αί δύο μοῖραι 2/5. But when the numerator is less by one than the denominator, the genitive is omitted and only the article and μέρη are used: as τὰ τρία μέρη 3/4, i.e. the three parts (scil. of four).

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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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