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Stems in ον: εὐδαίμων happy, βελτί_ων better:

SINGULAR
Masc. and Fem.Neut.Masc. and Fem.Neut.
Nom.εὐδαίμωνεὔδαιμονβελτί_ωνβέλτι_ον
Gen.εὐδαίμον-οςβελτί_ον-ος
Dat.εὐδαίμον-ιβελτί_ον-ι
Acc.εὐδαίμον-αεὔδαιμονβελτί_ον-α or βελτί_ω βέλτι_ον
Voc.εὔδαιμονεὔδαιμονβέλτι_ονβέλτι_ον

DUAL
N. A. V.εὐδαίμον-εβελτί_ον-ε
G. D.εὐδαιμόν-οινβελτι_όν-οιν

PLURAL
N. V.εὐδαίμον-εςεὐδαίμον-α (βελτί_ον-εςβελτί_ον-α
(βελτί_ουςβελτί_ω
Gen.εὐδαιμόν-ωνβελτι_όν-ων
Dat.εὐδαίμοσι (ν) βελτί_οσι (ν)
Acc.εὐδαίμον-αςεὐδαίμον-α (βελτί_ον-αςβελτί_ον-α
(βελτί_ουςβελτί_ω

a. Like εὐδαίμων are declined μνήμων μνῆμον mindful, ἀγνώμων ἄγνωμον unfeeling, ἄφρων ἄφρον senseless, πέπων πέπον ripe, σώφρων σῶφρον prudent.

b. Like βελτί_ων are declined μείζων μεῖζον greater, κακί_ων κάκι_ον baser, ἐλά_ττων ἔλα_ττον less.

c. The neuter nominative and accusative have recessive accent.

d. Comparatives are formed from stems in ον and in ος; cp. Lat. meliōris for meliōs-is. ος appears in βελτί_ω for βελτι_ο (ς) , acc. sing. masc. fem. and nom. acc. neut. pl., and in βελτί_ους for βελτι_ο (ς) -ες, nom. pl. masc. fem. The accusative plural borrows the nominative form. Cp. cross251 b. The shorter forms were more frequent in everyday speech than in literature.

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