Day: December 23, 2016

In Classical Greek diphthongs, was the first or the second element accented?

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Posted in categories: Ancient Greek, Linguistics

I finally worked this out, by reading half of Ancient Greek accent – Wikipedia. (Reading the other half confirms it, but I’m still proud of myself.) The answer is: the second element if acute, the first if circumflex. Let’s take this slow. The explanation of the distinction between acute and circumflex in the Wikipedia article […]