ἀποθνήσκω vs. ἀποκτείνω

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ἀποθνήσκω vs. ἀποκτείνω

Postby Jesse Goulet » March 17th, 2012, 1:23 pm

I constantly get these two words confused. Anyone have any tips or memory aids or anything that can help me?
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Re: ἀποθνήσκω vs. ἀποκτείνω

Postby Louis L Sorenson » March 17th, 2012, 2:52 pm

When you die, you breathe your last, the air slipping διἀ ἕρκεος ὀδόντων σου.... ἀποθνῄσκω ..θθθθθθ...θάνατος
Kill has a κ in it...αποκτείνω. ἀπέκτεινε Καϊάφας τὸν Ἰησοῦν.
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Re: ἀποθνήσκω vs. ἀποκτείνω

Postby Jesse Goulet » March 17th, 2012, 3:51 pm

Louis L Sorenson wrote:When you die, you breathe your last, the air slipping διἀ ἕρκεος ὀδόντων σου.... ἀποθνῄσκω ..θθθθθθ...θάνατος
Kill has a κ in it...αποκτείνω. ἀπέκτεινε Καϊάφας τὸν Ἰησοῦν.

I forgot about θάνατος, which is a part of ἀποθνῄσκω's root. The κ helps too. Thanks.
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