Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Subject in the Dual, Verb in the Plural 954

The first person dual agrees in form with the first person plural ( cross462).

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A dual subject may take a plural verb: Ξενοφῶντι προσέτρεχον δύο νεα_νίσκω two youths ran up to Xenophon X. A. 4.3.10. In the orators the dual verb is almost always used.

956

The dual and plural verb may alternate: αἵρεσιν εἱλέτην τε καὶ διεπρά_ξαντο the two souls have made their choice and put it into effect P. Phae. 256c.

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The neuter dual may be followed by the dual, the plural, or the singular verb (A 104, 200, M cross466).

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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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