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by Nikolaos Adamou
October 6th, 2017, 10:11 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Short and long [i]
Replies: 6
Views: 1726

Re: Short and long [i]

Two points. As Caragounis and others have pointed, there are many errors in manuscripts interchanging the I, H, Y, EI, OI or O & Ω the sounds in native Greek are closed. BUT as I pay more attention and I record sounds in both plane χύμα language as in its liturgical usage It is clear that there are ...
by Nikolaos Adamou
September 1st, 2014, 8:18 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Luke 6:1 ἐν σαββάτῳ δευτεροπρώτῳ
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: Luke 6:1 ἐν σαββάτῳ δευτεροπρώτῳ

ἐν σαββάτῳ δευτεροπρώτῳ
specifies which specific is this Sabbath.
The first Sabbath in importance is the Passover
The second one the on of the Pentecost, early summer that στάχυς are almost ready in the fields
by Nikolaos Adamou
November 18th, 2012, 9:49 pm
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Freely available recordings by native Greeks
Replies: 6
Views: 5189

Re: Freely available recordings by native Greeks

This recording of the Gospel of Mark comes from Mount Athos, the monastery of Vatopedi, taped in 2008, and the reading is from the patriarchal (Antoniades) text - 1904
http://analogion.gr/logos/catechesis/12 ... euaggelion
by Nikolaos Adamou
August 20th, 2012, 5:06 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Punctuation
Replies: 1
Views: 2408

Re: Punctuation

Antoniades, in the introductory comments of his 1904/1912 edition that do not have a title either as introduction or preface, notes that he is faithful to the MSS and the only thing that he changed is orthography and punctuation. This punctuation give the natural Greek tone to the text. I noticed th...
by Nikolaos Adamou
August 17th, 2012, 10:11 pm
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Why is τέκτονα pronounced as τέκ-το-να?
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

Re: Why is τέκτονα pronounced as τέκ-το-να?

τέ-κτο-να Is spelled as above, and pronounce appropriately since the rule is that group of consonants that are used at the beginning of a Greek word as in κτί-σις ALWAYS go together. As of ἱ-ε-ρόν is with only one ρ . Theodosius (the 4th century grammarian) makes spacial case about the ρ, and why it...
by Nikolaos Adamou
June 3rd, 2012, 11:54 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek
Replies: 13
Views: 12921

Re: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek

Dear Paul all Greek liturgical texts can be found in this site http://analogion.gr/glt/ including liturgies, and several cases allows you to hear the written part. The text are found at the end of the list as: ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΕΣ Χρυσοστόμου Καθ' ημέραν Χρυσοστόμου Κυριακή Χρυσοστόμου Κυριακή μετά Διακόνου ...
by Nikolaos Adamou
May 30th, 2012, 10:29 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek
Replies: 13
Views: 12921

Re: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek

Jonathan,
The Greek Bible society allows you to download from the general site of the Bible Society
http://www.bible.is/audiodownloader
that so far has only the NT.
I assume that is an ongoing process, and soon the other parts that now are available in the Greek site would also be available.
by Nikolaos Adamou
May 30th, 2012, 10:14 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek
Replies: 13
Views: 12921

Re: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek

On last Monday the students who graduated from High School and take the entrance exam to Greek Universities for the Theoretical Group of Schools Philology, Theology, Law, etc took the following exam in Classical Greek. The exam, the expected answer, and comments are in the following three documents,...
by Nikolaos Adamou
May 30th, 2012, 9:21 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek
Replies: 13
Views: 12921

Re: Learning Greek Experience as a native Greek

The Greek Bible Society put in its site the original text of psalms in its original language, http://www.vivlos.net/psalmoi.html as well the entire New & Old Testament in modern Greek translations. The reader is the same - Apostolos Vavilis, or brother Raphael in his monastic name - who reads in www...
by Nikolaos Adamou
May 25th, 2012, 2:52 pm
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: Καθαρεύουσα
Replies: 7
Views: 3665

Re: Καθαρεύουσα

http://homepage.usask.ca/~jrp638/CourseNotes/greek/5Bpron.pdf Καθαρεύουσα, as an official language of the Hellenic Republic up to 1981, was more less very closed to the Attic form, particular in its written form. the sounds of H & Y for a non trained ear are close, and hard to distinguish, but when...