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by sotos_greece
Fri Sep 09, 2022 6:35 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: What a funny letter, it looks so cute
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Greece

Re: What a funny letter, it looks so cute

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p.s. "Υϊός" IS correct on ALL polytonic and ALL religional and ancient texts.
Ofc, grammar has disputes over time ... that's it how it evolves.
Btw.. 40 years of Monotonic system can NOT erase 3000 years of polytonics . Let's not open this Aeolus sack of winds eh ?
:)
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by sotos_greece
Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:42 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: What a funny letter, it looks so cute
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Greece

Re: What a funny letter, it looks so cute

UPDATE (30+ years now) Due to the new "monotonic system" of writing which is now the current system in Greece (prior to the "polytonic" which some use a lot and is not foul to use it) When a words that intonates and must have those "two upper dots" (διαλυτικά), then tho...
by sotos_greece
Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: Word order - neutral/natural vs emphatic
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Greece

Re: Word order - neutral/natural vs emphatic

you are correct.... (tip1)..emphasis many times expresses more accurately when facial movements and sketches take place (like all languages) (tip2).. a short phrase like that..."is it wool"... has VERY FEW info in it. There is almost NO way to define exactly the emphasis. It's common logic...
by sotos_greece
Wed Aug 17, 2022 5:36 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: Genitive - really so easy in plural?
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Greece

Re: Genitive - really so easy in plural?

a nice article is the one below (when the intonation falls ...) https://www.schooltime.gr/2014/12/26/tonismos-genikis-ousiastikon-grammatiki-neoellinkis-glossas/ ikr is in greek, but in general the intonation falls when the adjective is used as a noun. else the intonation does NOT fall-stays in 3rd ...
by sotos_greece
Sat Aug 13, 2022 10:01 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: A question word in skill "questions" which I didn't find in the tips
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Greece

Re: A question word in skill "questions" which I didn't find in the tips

Hello again :) "Τίνος" does NOT have a gender but apply for all 3 of them ! (masculine-feminine-neutral). We ask with "Τίνος" when we have absolutely NO clue what gender we might recieve as an answer. On the other hand "Ποιανού" or "Ποιανής" is when our questi...
by sotos_greece
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:55 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: Verb Conjugation
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Greece

Re: Verb Conjugation

believe me.. after 2 years of learning greek , you will start to see the mathematical pattern behind the language has and everyone talks about. After that, you will be able to MASTER almost 80% of the language. And you can produce even more words by knowing ONLY the "root" of the word.. be...
by sotos_greece
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Greek
Topic: My favourite word in Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Greece

Re: My favourite word in Greek

Hi, i am new in DuoLingo (just a month). I bumped into your question. if i may clarify your wondering loveable-question... "καμηλοπάρδαλις" = camelopardalis = giraffe is a two-words name of an animal, combining the word "καμήλα=camel" and the word "=παρδάλις or the newer spo...

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