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Day: August 17, 2009

On nominalisations ending in -εία

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Posted in categories: Ancient Greek, Linguistics, Modern Greek
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A post on Greek spelling. You’ve been warned. The spelling of the noun ending -εία vs. -ία had come up a few months ago on the Magnificent Nikos Sarantakos’ blog, as an orthographic bedevilment. Modern Greek writers feel ἀμηχανία (awkwardness) about how to spell the ending, and they’ll be reassured to know the Byzantines felt […]

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