Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Defectives.—Some comparatives and superlatives are derived from prepositions or adverbs:

(πρό before) πρότερος formerπρῶτος first
(ὑπέρ over, beyond) ὑπέρτερος (poetic) higher,ὑπέρτατος (poetic) high-
superior.est, supreme.
(πλησίον near) πλησιαίτεροςπλησιαίτατος
(προὔργου serviceable) προυργιαίτερος
ὕστερος later, latterὕστατος latest, last

a. -ατος appears in ὕπατος highest, ἔσχατος farthest, extreme (from ἐξ).

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