movable nu on ἔχουσι?

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alanmacall
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movable nu on ἔχουσι?

Post by alanmacall » January 18th, 2017, 11:03 am

ἔχω I have ἔχομεν we have
ἔχεις you have ἔχετε you have
ἔχεi he has ἔχουσι they have

I have a quick question. I note the above from my Greek grammar textbook. Does the third person plural have a movable nu? It doesn't say here whereas elsewhere the textbook usually points it out in brackets so I thought I should check
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Wes Wood
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Re: movable nu on ἔχουσι?

Post by Wes Wood » January 18th, 2017, 12:36 pm

Yes, it has a movable nu. Most third person plural active indicatives will.
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Ἀσπάζομαι μὲν καὶ φιλῶ, πείσομαι δὲ μᾶλλον τῷ θεῷ ἢ ὑμῖν.-Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους 29δ

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