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Ancient Greek AccentuationSynchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory$
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Philomen Probert

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199279609

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.001.0001

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Words with Suffix ‐νο‐

Words with Suffix ‐νο‐

(p.197) 8 Words with Suffix ‐νο‐
Ancient Greek Accentuation

Philomen Probert (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter discusses the formation of words with -no-, comparative evidence for their accentuation, and descriptive accounts of their accentuation in Greek. An analysis of simplex words formed historically with -no- shows that adjectives with -no- are almost all finally accented, while the nouns are less consistent and predominantly recessive. Neuter nouns with a suffix -ano- are consistently recessive. For the other nouns with -no-, accentuation and frequency are related in the same non-linear fashion as for words with -ro- and -to-.

Keywords:   -ino-, -suno-, -uno-, adjectives, nouns, -ano-, frequency

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