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238ὁ νεώς temple

SINGULARDUALPLURAL
Nom. νεώ-ς (Ionic νηό-ς) N. A. νεώ (Ionic νηώ) Nom. νεῴ (Ionic νηοί)
Gen. νεώ (“ νηοῦ) G. D. νεῴν (“ νηοῖν) Gen. νεών (“ νηῶν)
Dat. νεῴ (“ νηῷ) Dat. νεῴς (“ νηοῖς)
Acc. νεών (“ νηό-ν) Acc. νεώς (“ νηούς)

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a. So ὁ λεώς people, ὁ Μενέλεως Menelaus, ὁ λαγώς hare. Observe that ω is found in every form, and that it takes ι subscript in the dative of all numbers where an ordinary ο stem has ι.

b. There are no neuter substantives belonging to the Attic declension in standard classical literature; but neuter adjectives ( cross289) end in -ων.

c. νεώς and most words of this declension owe their forms to transfer of quantity ( cross34) or to shortening ( cross39). Thus, νεώς is from νηός ( = Doric να_ός), νεών from νηόν; νεῴ is from νηῷ. λαγώς is contracted from λαγωός.

d. In the accusative singular some words end in or -ων, as λαγώ or λαγών hare. So ὁ Ἄθως, ἡ Κέως, ἡ Τέως, ἡ Κῶς, ὁ Μί_νως. ἡ ἕως dawn always has ἕω.

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