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Day: May 6, 2016

Why is the Ancient Greek verb ὀράω so horribly irregular?

By: | Post date: 2016-05-06 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Ancient Greek, Linguistics

https://www.quora.com/How-irregular-is-Ancient-Greek/answer/Joachim-Pense/comment/19063952: The question comes from an exchange Joachim Pense  and I had about irregular verbs. My argument to him was that, if you know something about the history of Greek phonology, and factor in suppletion, the verbs do at least start to make some sense. Warning: if you don’t already know Ancient Greek, don’t bother […]

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