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ACCUSATIVE OF RESULT 1578

The accusative of result denotes the effect enduring after the verbal action has ceased.

ἕλκος οὐτάσαι to smite (and thus make) a wound E 361 (so οὐλὴν ἐλαύνειν ψ cross74), πρεσβεύειν τὴν εἰρήνην to negotiate the peace (go as ambassadors (πρέσβεις) to make the peace) D. 19.134, but πρεσβεύειν πρεσβεία_ν to go on an embassy Dinarchus 1. 16, νόμισμα κόπτειν to coin money Hdt. 3.56, σπονδὰ_ς, or ὅρκια, τέμνειν ( cross1555).

1579

Verbs signifying to effect anything (αἴρειν raise, αὔξειν exalt, διδάσκειν teach, τρέφειν rear, παιδεύειν train) show the result of their action upon a substantive or adjective predicate to the direct object: σὲ Θῆβαί γ' οὐκ ἐπαίδευσαν κακόν Thebes did not train thee to be base S. O. C. 919, τοῦτον τρέφειν τε καὶ αὔξειν μέγαν to nurse and exalt him into greatness P. R. 565c, ἐποικοδομήσαντες αὐτὸ ὑψηλότερον raising it higher T. 7.4. Such predicate nouns are called proleptic. Passive: μέγας ἐκ μι_κροῦ Φίλιππος ηὔξηται Philip has grown from a mean to be a mighty person D. 9.21. Cp. cross1613.

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