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billberg23

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I like the argument that when nominative γάλως ("sister-in-law") is extended to three syllables in the nominative, the accent persists on the first syllable, as is the tendency with noun accents.
I might put instances of nominative γαλόως down to a simple error of accentuation. Not sure there.



 

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